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Dictionary Definition

clearly adv
1 without doubt or question; "they were clearly lost"; "history has clearly shown the folly of that policy"
2 in an intelligible manner; "the foreigner spoke to us quite intelligibly" [syn: intelligibly, understandably] [ant: unintelligibly]
3 clear to the mind; with distinct mental discernment; "it's distinctly possible"; "I could clearly see myself in his situation" [syn: distinctly]
4 in an easily perceptible manner; "could be seen clearly under the microscope"; "She cried loud and clear" [syn: clear]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. In a clear manner
  2. In an easily understood manner; without a doubt; obviously


in a clear manner

Extensive Definition

Clear may refer to:
in modern culture
in other uses

See also

clearly in French: Clear
clearly in Dutch: Helderheid
clearly in Japanese: クリア (曖昧さ回避)
clearly in Simple English: Clear

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

absolutely, actually, aloud, and no mistake, apparently, apprehensibly, articulately, assuredly, at all events, at any rate, audibly, by all means, certainly, coherently, comprehensibly, conspicuously, decidedly, decisively, definitely, demonstrably, discernibly, distinctly, evidently, explicitly, expressly, for a certainty, for a fact, for certain, for real, for sure, forsooth, glaringly, in all conscience, in plain English, in plain terms, in plain words, in truth, incontestably, indeed, indeedy, indubitably, intelligibly, limpidly, lucidly, manifestly, markedly, most assuredly, most certainly, nothing else but, noticeably, observably, obviously, of course, out, out loud, palpably, patently, pellucidly, perceivably, perceptibly, perspicuously, plainly, positively, prominently, pronouncedly, quite, really, recognizably, seeably, sensibly, seriously, simply, staringly, starkly, surely, to a certainty, truly, unambiguously, unconcealedly, undeniably, understandably, undisguisedly, undoubtedly, unequivocally, unmistakably, unquestionably, utterly, verily, visibly, with clarity, without doubt
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