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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Surely  \Sure"ly\,  adv 
  1.  In  a  sure  or  certain  manner;  certainly;  infallibly; 
  undoubtedly;  assuredly. 
 
  In  the  day  that  thou  eatest  thereof  thou  shalt 
  surely  die.  --Gen.  ii  17. 
 
  He  that  created  something  out  of  nothing,  surely  can 
  raise  great  things  out  of  small  --South. 
 
  2.  Without  danger;  firmly;  steadly;  securely. 
 
  He  that  walketh  uprightly  walketh  surely.  --Prov.  x. 
  9. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  surely 
  adv  :  definitely  or  positively;  "the  results  are  surely 
  encouraging";  "she  certainly  is  a  hard  worker";  "it's 
  going  to  be  a  good  day  for  sure";  "they  are  coming,  for 
  certain";  "they  thought  he  had  been  killed  sure 
  enough";  "he'll  win  sure  as  shooting";  (`sure'  is  used 
  informally  for  `surely'  as  in  "they  sure  smell  good"; 
  "sure  he'll  come")  [syn:  {certainly},  {sure},  {for  sure}, 
  {for  certain},  {sure  enough},  {sure  as  shooting}] 




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