Definition of definitely in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdɛfɪnətli/


1Without doubt (used for emphasis): I shall definitely be at the airport to meet you
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  • He has no plans to move at the moment, but there is no doubt that both he and Ian are definitely in the wrong area.
  • Something was definitely wrong here and he was pretty sure he was going to hate it more than he was going to like it.
  • I knew that some of the correspondents were definitely heading to the wrong islands.
certainly, surely, for sure, unquestionably, without/beyond doubt, without/beyond question, beyond any doubt, undoubtedly, indubitably, assuredly, positively, absolutely;
undeniably, irrefutably, incontrovertibly, incontestably, unmistakably;
plainly, clearly, obviously, patently, palpably, transparently, categorically, decidedly, unequivocally;
easily, far and away, by a mile, without fail, there are no two ways about it, there's no denying it, needless to say
informal as sure as eggs is eggs
1.1In a definite manner; clearly: we couldn’t plan to go elsewhere until we had heard from you more definitely
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  • Some of us had instructions to wake up our parents and some of us had instructions definitely not to wake them.
  • So little is known of the original inhabitants that they cannot be definitely classified.
  • The flow of the stream is not sufficiently strong to wear out a channel having definitely well-marked sides.

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