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adverb clear·ly \ˈklir-lē\

Simple Definition of clearly

  • : in a clear manner : in a way that is easy to see, hear, or understand

  • : in a way that is certain : without doubt

Full Definition of clearly

  1. 1 :  in a clear manner <speaking clearly>

  2. 2 :  it is clear <clearly, a new approach is needed>

Usage Discussion of clearly

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Examples of clearly

  1. You should try to speak more clearly.

  2. The mountain was clearly visible in the distance.

  3. The problem is very clearly getting worse.

  4. A new approach is needed. Clearly.

  5. The current method isn't working. Clearly not.



14th Century

First Known Use of clearly

14th century

Rhymes with clearly



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