from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. Sincerely; genuinely: We are truly sorry for the inconvenience.
- adv. Truthfully; accurately: reported the matter truly.
- adv. Indeed: truly ugly.
- adv. Properly: not truly civilized.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. In accordance with the facts; truthfully, accurately.
- adv. Honestly, genuinely, in fact, really.
- adv. Very.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a true manner; according to truth; in agreement with fact.
- adv. Exactly; justly; precisely; accurately.
- adv. Sincerely; honestly; really; faithfully; ; the citizens are truly loyal to their prince or their country.
- adv. Conformably to law; legally; legitimately.
- adv. In fact; in deed; in reality; in truth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a true manner; in accordance with truth.
- With truth; truthfully; rightly.
- Exactly; accurately; precisely; correctly; unerringly; unmistakably; justly.
- Naturally; with truth to nature.
- Sincerely; faithfully; loyally; constantly; honestly.
- Certainly; surely.
- According to law; legitimately.
- In deed; in truth; in reality; in fact: often used emphatically, sometimes expletively.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. by right
- adv. with sincerity; without pretense
- adv. in accordance with truth or fact or reality
- adv. in fact (used as intensifiers or sentence modifiers)
From true + -ly. (Wiktionary)