as·​sured·​ly | \ə-ˈshu̇r-əd-lē \

Definition of assuredly 

1 : without a doubt : certainly

2 : in an assured manner : confidently

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Examples of assuredly in a Sentence

The merger will almost assuredly lead to job layoffs. I am most assuredly the person you are looking for.

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If that happens, the US would be treaty-bound to defend the Baltic country, almost assuredly setting up a shooting war with Moscow. Alex Ward, Vox, "This is exactly how a nuclear war would kill you," 19 Oct. 2018 White men, regardless of their educational background or economic status, are the least likely to vote for an African-American candidate and most assuredly, not a black woman. Dahleen Glanton,, "Stacey Abrams shows the art of the possible in winning Democratic nomination for Georgia governor," 23 May 2018 Even if Ellington winds up elsewhere, the Heat still likely would go into the luxury tax if guard Dwyane Wade is brought back for an encore season, almost assuredly to seek the $5.3 million taxpayer mid-level exception. Ira Winderman,, "Heat remain in neutral amid the NBA's (cap) space race," 4 July 2018 In fact, lately, more often than not, the Padre introduced on national TV hails from San Diego’s bullpen and the last-place Friars’ rep this year almost assuredly will be a reliever. Jeff Sanders,, "Picking Padres' All-Star, and many others," 6 July 2018 The Hawks almost assuredly won’t go into next season with the same defensive group. Jimmy Greenfield,, "NHL draft helps Blackhawks with the future; now it's time to look to the present," 23 June 2018 Lawmakers will assuredly let the time run out before picking up that political football. Jon Chesto,, "Clean energy advocates poised for a win on Beacon Hill," 12 July 2018 The desire to hold auditions for 2019 will almost assuredly alter the rotation a time or two or more. Jeff Sanders,, "Eric Lauer keeps rolling in win over Dodgers," 10 July 2018 This setback almost assuredly takes him out of the Haskell, set to be run on July 29. John Cherwa,, "Triple Crown winner Justify is pulled from training because of ankle problem," 10 July 2018

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First Known Use of assuredly

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of assuredly

: without doubt

: in a way that shows that you are confident

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