Definition of definitely in English:

definitely

Line breaks: def|in¦ite¦ly
Pronunciation: /ˈdɛfɪnɪtli
 
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adverb

1Without doubt (used for emphasis): I shall definitely be at the airport to meet you
More example sentences
  • 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.
Synonyms
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
1.1In a definite manner; clearly: we couldn’t plan to go elsewhere until we had heard from you more definitely
More example sentences
  • Some of us had instructions to wake up our parents and some of us had instructions definitely not to wake them.
  • For China Doll, Chan definitely has something to say about her character throwing off the shackles of her gender in China a century ago.
  • He had a bottle of wine and was definitely dressed to the nines, so to speak.

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