Definition of solely
- went solely on her way
- done solely for money
His rank was based solely on merit.
You will be held solely responsible for any damage.
She did not write solely for money.
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by one's own bootstraps, on one's own, on one's own hook, on one's own initiative;
: without anything or anyone else involved
: only or just
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