Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a manner which leaves little question; definitely, clearly.
  • adv. In a decided or final manner; resolutely.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a decided manner; indisputably; clearly; thoroughly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a decided or determined manner; clearly; indisputably; in a manner to preclude doubt.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. without question and beyond doubt

Etymologies

From decided +‎ -ly. (Wiktionary)

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