surely - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
adverb 

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/ˈʃɔː(r)li/

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/ˈʃʊə(r)li/
  1. 1
    used for showing that you believe something is very likely

    Surely you realized we were in when you saw the lights on?

    Surely she didn’t mean it – it was just a thoughtless remark.

  2. 2
    without any doubt

    That is surely the stupidest thing I have ever done.

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