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VERILY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does verily mean? 

VERILY (adverb)
  The adverb VERILY has 2 senses:

1. truly or confidentially
2. in truth; beyond doubt or question

  Familiarity information: VERILY used as an adverb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


VERILY (adverb)


Sense 1verily [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Truly or confidentially

Context example:

I verily think so

Domain usage:

archaicism; archaism (the use of an archaic expression)


Sense 2verily [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In truth; beyond doubt or question

Context example:

trust in the Lord...and verily thou shalt be fed


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