[strawng-lee, strong‐]


with great strength or force: wind blowing strongly from the west.
in strong or convincing words: We strongly urged him to go.
with intensity; to a high degree: It was strongly suspected that he had been fired.
having a strong effect: to taste strongly of vinegar.
in a firm, solid, or secure manner: a strongly fortified hill.

Nearby words

  1. strongbark,
  2. strongbox,
  3. stronger,
  4. strongest,
  5. stronghold,
  6. strongman,
  7. strongpoint,
  8. strongroom,
  9. strongsville,
  10. strongylate

Origin of strongly

Before 1000; strong + -ly Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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