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adverb sole·ly \ˈsō(l)-lē\

Definition of solely

  1. 1 :  without another :  singly went solely on her way

  2. 2 :  to the exclusion of all else done solely for money

Examples of solely in a Sentence

  1. His rank was based solely on merit.

  2. You will be held solely responsible for any damage.

  3. She did not write solely for money.

First Known Use of solely

15th century


SOLELY Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of solely for English Language Learners

  • : without anything or anyone else involved

  • : only or just


SOLELY Defined for Kids

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adverb sole·ly \ˈsōl-lē\

Definition of solely for Students

  1. 1 :  without another involved :  alone The decision is solely yours.

  2. 2 :  2only 2 Sort the blocks solely by color.



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