Definition of solely in English:


Syllabification: sole·ly
Pronunciation: /ˈsōl(l)ē


  • Not involving anyone or anything else; only: he is solely responsible for any debts the company may incur people are appointed solely on the basis of merit
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    • Does he seriously think that anyone believes we rely solely on the wind to light our streets?
    • It is simply not true that smoking is solely responsible for the current cancer epidemic.
    • To have a true belief is simply and solely to believe that something is so, and to be in fact right.

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