Origin of really
verb (used with or without object), re-al·lied, re-al·ly·ing.
Origin of re-ally
Examples from the Web for really
Really, is it any wonder that fluoride should freak people out?
With Charlie Hebdo, “you really have a clean case here,” Shearer said.
To do so is to deify a celebrity for being what we need them to be, while willfully ignoring who they really are.
The debate over who really pulled off the Sony hack, then, could continue indefinitely.
I really wanted Trenchmouth to succeed and at the time wished we were as big as Green Day.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Thus my memory was really correct; I had merely forgotten the experience to which it referred.Criminal Psychology|Hans Gross
Really comfortable, in a human way, not in the sham way of the City.Ripeness is All|Jesse Roarke
I really saw little of him as, whenever he called at the house, he came to see one or the other of my daughters, or both.The Red Seal|Natalie Sumner Lincoln
A man does not really know, until he gets out of the office, what the strain is.Ethics in Service|William Howard Taft
If you do get hungry for a second meal, eat at the most convenient time; but do not eat until you have a really earned hunger.The Science of Being Well|Wallace Delois Wattles
c.1400, originally in reference to the presence of Christ in the Eucharist, from real (adj.) + -ly (2). Sense of "actually" is from early 15c. Purely emphatic use dates from c.1600; interrogative use (oh, really?) is first recorded 1815.