from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. In truth; in fact.
- adv. With confidence; assuredly.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. truly, doubtlessly, in truth
- adv. confidently, certainly
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In very truth; beyond doubt or question; in fact; certainly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In truth; in very truth or deed; beyond doubt or question; certainly.
- Really; truly; in sincere earnestness; with conviction and confidence: as, he verily believes the woman's story.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in truth; certainly
Middle English verraily, from verrai, true; see very.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Middle English verraily, from verray ("true, very") + -ly. More at very, -ly. (Wiktionary)