definitely

[ def-uh-nit-lee ]
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adverb
  1. in a clear and definite manner; unambiguously.

  2. unequivocally; positively.

interjection
  1. (used to express complete agreement or strong affirmation): Are you starting your diet tomorrow? Definitely!

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Origin of definitely

1
First recorded in 1575–85; definite + -ly

synonym study For definitely

1. See clearly.

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British Dictionary definitions for definitely

definitely

/ (ˈdɛfɪnɪtlɪ) /


adverb
  1. in a definite manner

  2. (sentence modifier) certainly: he said he was coming, definitely

sentence substitute
  1. unquestionably: used to confirm an assumption by a questioner

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