Origin of veritable
Examples from the Web for veritably
The morning was veritably royal—still, cool, and odorous of woods and cattle and growing grass.A Man's Woman|Frank Norris
It is so difficult to account for what veritably happens in this big thing called Nature.Glimpses of Bengal|Sir Rabindranath Tagore
His house was veritably his castle, where he had fortified himself.
In this and my next I will tell you some things that will surprise you, but they are veritably true.A Book Written by the Spirits of the So-Called Dead|C. G. Helleberg
He had caught the language, surprised it in Stella when she was veritably a child.Ceres' Runaway|Alice Meynell
Word Origin for veritable
late 15c., from Anglo-French and Old French veritable "true," from verité (see verity) + -able. Probably lost mid-17c. and reborrowed or revived after 1830. Related: Veritably.