Definition of solely in English:

solely

Line breaks: sole¦ly
Pronunciation: /ˈsəʊlli
 
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adverb

  • 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
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    Synonyms
    only, simply, just, merely, uniquely, exclusively, entirely, completely, absolutely, totally, wholly, alone, no more than, to the exclusion of everything/everyone else

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