truly


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tru·ly

 (tro͞o′lē)
adv.
1. Sincerely; genuinely: We are truly sorry for the inconvenience.
2. Truthfully; accurately: reported the matter truly.
3. Indeed: truly ugly.
4. Properly: not truly civilized.

truly

(ˈtruːlɪ)
adv
1. in a true, just, or faithful manner
2. (intensifier): a truly great man.
3. indeed; really

tru•ly

(ˈtru li)

adv.
1. in accordance with fact or truth; truthfully.
2. exactly; accurately; correctly.
3. rightly; properly; duly.
4. legitimately; by right.
5. really; genuinely; authentically.
6. indeed; verily.
7. sincerely: yours truly.
8. Archaic. faithfully; loyally.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.truly - in accordance with truth or fact or realitytruly - in accordance with truth or fact or reality; "she was now truly American"; "a genuinely open society"; "they don't really listen to us"
2.truly - by righttruly - by right; "baseball rightfully is the nation's pastime"
3.truly - with sinceritytruly - with sincerity; without pretense; "she praised him sincerely for his victory"; "was unfeignedly glad to see his old teacher"; "we are truly sorry for the inconvenience"
4.truly - in fact (used as intensifiers or sentence modifiers)truly - in fact (used as intensifiers or sentence modifiers); "in truth, moral decay hastened the decline of the Roman Empire"; "really, you shouldn't have done it"; "a truly awful book"
intensifier, intensive - a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies; "`up' in `finished up' is an intensifier"; "`honestly' in `I honestly don't know' is an intensifier"

truly

adverb
2. really, very, greatly, indeed, seriously (informal), extremely, to be sure, exceptionally, verily a truly splendid man
3. faithfully, firmly, constantly, steadily, honestly, sincerely, staunchly, dutifully, loyally, honourably, devotedly, with all your heart, with dedication, with devotion, confirmedly He truly loved his children.

truly

adverb
Translations
المُخْلِص لكبِصِدْق، بإخْلاصحَقّاًحقّا، حقيقَةً
opravduopravdově
i sandhed
todella
uistinu
innilega, sannarlegasannarlega
偽りなく
진실로
resničnos spoštovanjem
verkligen
อย่างแท้จริง
đích thực

truly

[ˈtruːlɪ] ADV
1. (= genuinely) [happy, democratic, international] → verdaderamente, realmente; [understand, love] → de verdad
the only man she truly lovedel único hombre al que quería de verdad
really and trulyde verdad
2. (frm) (= sincerely) [grateful, worried] → verdaderamente, realmente, de verdad; [believe, think, feel] → de verdad, realmente
I truly believe thisme lo creo de verdad, realmente me lo creo
I was truly hurt by what she saidlo que dijo me hizo realmente or verdadero daño
it can truly be said thatverdaderamente se puede decir que ..., realmente se puede decir que ...
I am truly sorry for what happenedsiento de veras or muchísimo lo ocurrido
it was truly wrong of him to do thatlo que hizo estuvo verdaderamente or realmente mal
yours truly (in letter) → le saluda atentamente
nobody knows it better than yours trulynadie lo sabe mejor que un servidor
3. (as intensifier) (= absolutely) [amazing, remarkable] → verdaderamente, realmente
see also well A2

truly

[ˈtruːli] adv
(= genuinely) → vraiment
It was a truly remarkable victory → C'était vraiment une victoire remarquable.
I am truly sorry → Je suis vraiment désolé.
yours truly, ... (in letter)je vous prie d'agréer mes salutations distinguées
(= truthfully) [say, tell] → sans mentir
(= faithfully) [serve] → fidèlement

truly

adv
(= truthfully, genuinely)wirklich, wahrhaftig; (really and) truly?wirklich und wahrhaftig?; he did it, truly he did!er hat es wirklich und wahrhaftig getan!; the only man she had ever truly lovedder einzige Mann, den sie je wahrhaft geliebt hat; I am truly sorryes tut mir aufrichtig leid; it can truly be said that …es lässt sich wahrhaftig sagen, dass …; truly amazing/terriblewirklich erstaunlich/furchtbar ? well2
(= faithfully) serve, lovetreu; reflectwahrheitsgetreu

truly

[ˈtruːlɪ] adv (genuinely, believe, love) → veramente, sinceramente; (faithfully, serve, love, reflect) → fedelmente; (emphatic, very) → veramente, davvero
well and truly → per bene
yours truly (in letter-writing) → distinti saluti

true

(truː) adjective
1. (negative untrue) telling of something that really happened; not invented; agreeing with fact; not wrong. That is a true statement; Is it true that you did not steal the ring?
2. (negative untrue) accurate. They don't have a true idea of its importance.
3. (negative untrue) faithful; loyal. He has been a true friend.
4. properly so called. A spider is not a true insect.
ˈtrueness noun
ˈtruly adverb
1. really. I truly believe that this decision is the right one.
2. in a true manner. He loved her truly.

truly

حَقّاً opravdu i sandhed wirklich αληθώς verdaderamente todella véritablement uistinu veramente 偽りなく 진실로 echt oppriktig prawdziwie sinceramente истинно verkligen อย่างแท้จริง gerçekten đích thực 真正地
References in classic literature ?
Of secondary substances, the species is more truly substance than the genus, being more nearly related to primary substance.
Thus we have a second ground for asserting that the species is more truly substance than the genus.
A TRULY Pious Person who conducted a savings bank and lent money to his sisters and his cousins and his aunts of both sexes, was approached by a Tatterdemalion, who applied for a loan of one hundred thousand dollars.
Or, if you prefer, since we seem to be dealing with impossibles, we might turn about and more truly define her as The Woman of Whom We are Worthy, for who dare say that she exists?
Moreover, much about the same time as Firenzuola was writing, Botticelli's blonde, angular, retrousse women were breaking every one of that beauty- master's canons, perfect in beauty none the less; and lovers then, and perhaps particularly now, have found the perfect beauty in faces to which Messer Firenzuola would have denied the name of face at all, by virtue of a quality which indeed he has tabulated, but which is far too elusive and undefinable, too spiritual for him truly to have understood,--a quality which nowadays we are tardily recognising as the first and last of all beauty, either of nature or art,--the supreme, truly divine, because materialistically unaccountable, quality of Charm!
He told his sister, if she pleased, the new-born infant should be bred up together with little Tommy; to which she consented, though with some little reluctance: for she had truly a great complacence for her brother; and hence she had always behaved towards the foundling with rather more kindness than ladies of rigid virtue can sometimes bring themselves to show to these children, who, however innocent, may be truly called the living monuments of incontinence.
But that it was not the Church that he scorned or any who were truly good he shows by his picture of the poor parson.
It is perhaps the most interesting part of the book, for it is entirely Chaucer's own and it is truly English.
Yea, truly," quoth Robin Hood, when the Tanner had made an end of singing, "it is as I remember it, a fair ditty, and a ballad with a pleasing tune of a song.
No one truly forgets injuries in the presence of him who caused the injury.
and he who has tyrannized longest and most, most continually and truly miserable; although this may not be the opinion of men in general?
Presently my soul grew stronger; hesitating then no longer, "Sir," said I, "or Madam, truly your forgiveness I implore; But the fact is I was napping, and so gently you came rapping, And so faintly you came tapping, tapping at my chamber door, That I scarce was sure I heard you " -- here I opened wide the door; Darkness there and nothing more.