Definition of clearly
- speaking clearly
- clearly, a new approach is needed
You should try to speak more clearly.
The mountain was clearly visible in the distance.
The problem is very clearly getting worse.
“A new approach is needed.” “Clearly.”
“The current method isn't working.” “Clearly not.”
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all right, alright, assuredly, certainly, definitely, doubtless, easily, hands down, inarguably, incontestably, incontrovertibly, indeed, indisputably, plainly, really, so, sure, surely, truly, unarguably, undeniably, undoubtedly, unquestionably;
by all means, by all odds, damn well, for certain, for sure;
: in a clear manner : in a way that is easy to see, hear, or understand
: in a way that is certain : without doubt
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