loyally


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loy·al

 (loi′əl)
adj.
1. Steadfast in allegiance to one's homeland, government, or sovereign.
2. Faithful to a person, ideal, custom, cause, or duty. See Synonyms at faithful.
3. Of, relating to, or marked by loyalty: thanked the voters for their loyal support.

[French, from Old French leial, loial, from Latin lēgālis, legal, from lēx, lēg-, law; see leg- in Indo-European roots.]

loy′al·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.loyally - with loyalty; in a loyal manner; "government will not be efficient unless the people as a whole accept leadership loyally and enthusiastically"
disloyally - without loyalty; in a disloyal manner; "his men acted disloyally and betrayed him in the end"
Translations
بإخْلاص
loajálně
loyalttrofast
af trygglyndi
lojálne
sadakatla

loyally

[ˈlɔɪəlɪ] ADVlealmente, fielmente
she loyally continued to support her husbandcontinuó apoyando lealmente or fielmente a su marido

loyally

[ˈlɔɪəli] adv [support] → loyalement, fidèlement

loyally

adv
(= faithfully) servetreu
(= without emotional involvement)loyal; he loyally refused to give the nameser war zu loyal, um die Namen zu verraten

loyally

[ˈlɔɪəlɪ] advcon lealtà, lealmente

loyal

(ˈloiəl) adjective
faithful. a loyal friend.
ˈloyally adverb
ˈloyalty noun
References in classic literature ?
Well, this time," said the cardinal, "it is not necessary to steal his confidence, but to present yourself frankly and loyally as a negotiator.
And we--we bear loyally what is apportioned unto us, on hard shoulders, over rugged mountains
And yet with all this rugged pride of manhood and self-help, was there ever soul more tenderly affectionate, loyally submissive to what was really higher than he?
As for the rest of us -- well, it is agreed that if any one of us ever escapes alive from this place, he will write the fact here, and loyally hide this Manuscript with The Boss, our dear good chief, whose property it is, be he alive or dead.
Never you mind," cried the Story Girl loyally, "Aunt Olivia loves him with all her heart.
So the toast was drunk, the pledge made and loyally kept in spite of many temptations, for with instinctive wisdom, the girls seized a happy moment to do their friend a service, for which he thanked them all his life.
It would be elergant being murdered by you," said Emma Jane loyally, "though you are awful real when you murder; or we could have Elijah and Elisha for the princes.
Then Robin took the ring and bowed his head and kissed it loyally.
When on leaving College the cadets were received by the Emperor, he did not again refer to Kasatsky's offence, but told them all, as was his custom, that they should serve him and the fatherland loyally, that he would always be their best friend, and that when necessary they might approach him direct.
This is an appeal I am making to your conscience," he said, suddenly, in an explanatory tone, "not to add to the wretchedness of all this: to try loyally and help me to live it down somehow.
I killed him because he wanted to rob me of the spoils I had got from Troy with so much trouble and danger both on the field of battle and by the waves of the weary sea; he said I had not served his father loyally at Troy as vassal, but had set myself up as an independent ruler, so I lay in wait for him with one of my followers by the road side, and speared him as he was coming into town from the country.
It is necessary, as regards posterity, that all the details of that history should remain a mystery; for, admit that this unfortunate history of the deal box should spread, and it should be asserted that you had not re-established the king loyally, and of your own free will, but in consequence of a compromise entered into at Scheveningen between you two.