- 1 [sentence adverb] Used to emphasize the speaker’s firm belief that what they are saying is true and often their surprise that there is any doubt of this: if there is no will, then surely the house goes automatically to youMore example sentences
- True devotees surely know that there can be no compromise with them.
- Those to whom a well struck word rings out straight and true will surely be aware that disenable is not a real word.
- If this is true, surely each outlet should be doing all it can to ensure holiday-makers make return visits.
- 1.1Without doubt; certainly: if he did not heed the warning, he would surely dieMore example sentences
- At the same time, these methods surely contain certain errors and assumptions.
- I've been trying to look out for it and will surely die if I miss it again.
- If he didn't hurry, there would be nowhere to hide, and he and Anne would surely die.