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surely meaning

EN[ˈʃʊ(ə)ɹli] [ˈʃɔɹli] [ˈʃɝli] [ˈʃɔː.li]
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WSurely
  • "Surely" is a 1995 single by British pop group Five Star. The single was a U.S. only release, available in the UK as an import. Although it missed the Billboard Hot 100 chart, it peaked at number 125 in October of that year (see 1995 in music).
  • The song includes a rap by Junior P. This was the first time Five Star had used a rapper on one of their songs.

    Definition of surely in English Dictionary

  • AdverbCOMmore surelySUPmost surelyPREsur-SUF-ly
    1. Without fail.
      1. slowly but surely
    2. Certainly, undoubtedly.
      1. Surely, you must be joking. ‎
    3. With confidence.
      1. His feet were planted surely on the ground. ‎
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • “Those trials are being run by the American army so surely you must have access to the documents?” “Well, yeah, you’d think.”
      • Pain is better than numbness, and broken-heartedness better than stony-heartedness, as surely as it is better to be alive than dead.
      • Why should we ban smoking on college grounds? Surely that's political correctness gone mad?
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adverbs
      • Sentence adverbs
        • Modal adverbs
      • Morphemes
        • Suffixes
          • Words by suffix
            • Words suffixed with -ly

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. en purely
      2. en sorely
      3. en surly
      4. en serely
      5. en surety
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of surely for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "surely" is an adverb, more specifically, a sentence adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
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