clearly meaning

EN[ˈklɪɹli] [ˈklɪəli] [ˈkliːɹli]

    Definition of clearly in English Dictionary

  • AdverbCOMclearlierCOMmore clearlySUPclearliestSUPmost clearlySUF-ly
    1. (manner) In a clear manner.
      1. He enunciated every syllable clearly. ‎
    2. (modal) Without a doubt; obviously.
      1. Clearly, the judge erred in his opinion.
    3. (degree) To a degree clearly discernible.
      1. He was clearly wrong on all points but one.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • in verse 74, the second line is clearly interpolated
      • In this cut you can see how the sedimentary rock layers have been clearly stratified.
      • They are clearly wetlands of considerable importance, reflected in their gazettal as protected areas and Ramsar sites.
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Clearly the consequences of diagnostic overshadowing could be potentially fatal for some people with learning disabilities as their true unerlying health need will not be identified and treated.
    3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • The forest fire was veiled by smoke, but I could hear it clearly.
      • Mahler significantly reorchestrated the music, eliminating doublings and rescoring things so details come through clearly.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adverbs
      • Degree adverbs
        • Manner adverbs
          • Sentence adverbs
            • Modal adverbs
          • Morphemes
            • Suffixes
              • Words by suffix
                • Words suffixed with -ly

          Other Vocabulary

          Look-Alike Words
          1. en cleanly
          2. en cleary
          3. en nearly
          4. en cleared
          5. en clergy
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of clearly for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "clearly" is an adverb, more specifically, a degree adverb, a manner adverb and a sentence adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
          Difficultness: Level 1
          Easy     ➨     Difficult
          Definiteness: Level 4
          Definite    ➨     Versatile