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)
"Among those who are truly wise," she said, her voice giving emphasis to the word _truly_.
Not that her expression truly mattered, for she changed it as she changed hats, selecting them to augment whatever aura she wished to project.
I am so sorry to learn that the old John McCain truly is gone forever.
(Too Soon), a follow up to his I Bought Andy Warhol, because I find the title truly heart-breaking and a real Warhol puzzler.
The Mandy of the title truly is the star of the film, as almost all of the adults underplay their scenes with her to help her shine brighter.
Perhaps Harper has some insight that says Martin truly is innocent in this mess, so he has to head Gomery off at the pass.
Moreover, in this conceptual cognition, the referent object of the label truly established existence exists (namely, truly established existence).
The Faith Women were notorious for keeping news of the outside world away from the retreat, and word of Tacit and the revolt in Pell—which was the first time his name truly began to be spoken—could not possibly have reached her.
They say the name truly derives from the Latin word for a cemetery.
The title truly indicates the character of the contents, which are exactly what you would expect from a plain blunt man, who loves his friends, and equally loves a good story about them, at his own or their expense, impartially.