re·​port·​ed·​ly | \ ri-ˈpȯr-təd-lē How to pronounce reportedly (audio) \

Definition of reportedly

: according to report

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Sumner reportedly agreed to a three-year deal to remain with the Pacers. Dave Clark,, "NBA Summer League includes former Cincinnati Bearcats, Xavier Musketeers players," 2 July 2019 Donskoi, after four seasons in San Jose, was reportedly looking for a fresh start with another team as a pending unrestricted free agent. Curtis Pashelka, The Mercury News, "Joonas Donskoi, Gus Nyquist bolt Sharks as free agents," 1 July 2019 The Orlando Magic made another free agency move on Monday, reportedly agreeing to bring back point guard Michael Carter-Williams on a one-year contract. Roy Parry,, "Magic reportedly agree to sign Michael Carter-Williams to 1-year deal," 1 July 2019 Livongo is reportedly looking to raise some $100 million through the public offering. Sy Mukherjee, Fortune, "Livongo Plots a Digital Health IPO to Raise $100 Million: Brainstorm Health," 28 June 2019 Italian giants Juventus are reportedly looking to sign out-of-sorts Real Madrid attacking midfielder Isco this summer., "Juventus Eyeing Blockbuster Summer Move for Real Madrid Star Isco," 26 June 2019 Emboldened by those odds, the Nets are reportedly looking into signing DeAndre Jordan — another Durant confidant — to sweeten the deal. Connor Letourneau,, "Kevin Durant’s free agency: An in-depth breakdown of the superstar’s options," 26 June 2019 City officials are reportedly looking into planting a replacement tree in the area. Megan Mccluskey, Time, "'A Tree Falls the Way It Leans.' Tree That Appeared to Inspire Dr. Seuss' The Lorax Falls," 17 June 2019 Refinery29 and Eko are reportedly looking to sell ads and sponsorships for the series. Jon Porter, The Verge, "Refinery29 is turning its Money Diaries finance column into an interactive show," 14 June 2019

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First Known Use of reportedly

1850, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reportedly was in 1850

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English Language Learners Definition of reportedly

: according to what has been said

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to form ideas or theories about something

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