Dictionary.com

anciently

[ eyn-shuhnt-lee ]
/ ˈeɪn ʃənt li /
Save This Word!

adverb
in ancient times; of old.
QUIZ
GOOSES. GEESES. I WANT THIS QUIZ ON PLURAL NOUNS!
Test how much you really know about regular and irregular plural nouns with this quiz.
Question 1 of 9
Which of the following nouns has an irregular plural form?

Origin of anciently

First recorded in 1495–1505; ancient1 + -ly
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use anciently in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for anciently

anciently
/ (ˈeɪnʃəntlɪ) /

adverb
in ancient times
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK