surely

ˈʃuəlɪ нареч.
1) конечно, непременно Syn : certainly, of course
2) несомненно surely I've met you before ≈ несомненно я встречал вас раньше Syn : undoubtedly, without doubt, without question
3) твердо, верно;
надежно
4) (обыкн. амер.) разг. обязательно, непременно (в ответах) "I must go. Can I?" "Surely." ≈ "Я должен идти. Я могу это сделать?" "Конечно." часто (эмоционально-усилительно) конечно, непременно - he will * fail он наверняка потерпит неудачу;
у него, конечно, ничего не выйдет - it * cannot have been he это, конечно, был не он;
не может быть, чтобы это был он несомненно - * I have met you before я, несомненно, встречал вас прежде - * you will not desert me не бросите же вы меня - you didn't want to hurt his feelings, * вы же не хотели его обидеть верно, надежно - slowly but * медленно, но верно (американизм) обязательно, непременно (в ответе) - would you be willing to help? S.! можно ли рассчитывать на вашу помощь? - Разумеется! surely конечно, непременно;
he will surely fail он наверняка потерпит неудачу ~ твердо, верно;
надежно;
slowly but surely медленно, но верно;
to know full surely твердо знать ~ твердо, верно;
надежно;
slowly but surely медленно, но верно;
to know full surely твердо знать surely конечно, непременно;
he will surely fail он наверняка потерпит неудачу ~ несомненно;
surely I've met you before somewhere несомненно я где-то вас видел ~ adv (обыкн. амер.) разг. обязательно, непременно (в ответах) ~ твердо, верно;
надежно;
slowly but surely медленно, но верно;
to know full surely твердо знать ~ несомненно;
surely I've met you before somewhere несомненно я где-то вас видел

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • surely — [shoor′lē] adv. 1. with assurance or confidence; in a sure, unhesitating manner 2. without a doubt; assuredly; certainly: often used as an intensive emphasizing a supposition [surely you don t believe that!] 3. without risk of failing: chiefly in …   English World dictionary

  • surely — index admittedly, fairly (clearly) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • surely — 14c., from SURE (Cf. sure) ( ) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • surely — [adv] without doubt absolutely, admittedly, assuredly, beyond doubt, beyond shadow of doubt*, certainly, clearly, come what may*, conclusively, decidedly, definitely, distinctly, doubtlessly, evidently, explicitly, fixedly, for certain, for real …   New thesaurus

  • surely — ► ADVERB 1) it must be true that. 2) certainly. 3) with assurance. 4) N. Amer. informal of course …   English terms dictionary

  • surely — adverb 1 (sentence adverb) used to show that you think something must be true, especially when people seem to be disagreeing with you: You must have heard about the riots surely? | There must surely be some explanation. | Surely we can t just… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • surely — sure|ly W2S1 [ˈʃo:li US ˈʃurli] adv 1.) [sentence adverb] used to show that you think something must be true, especially when people seem to be disagreeing with you ▪ You must have heard about the riots, surely? ▪ There must surely be some… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • surely — [[t]ʃʊ͟ə(r)li[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADV: ADV with cl/group (emphasis) You use surely to emphasize that you think something should be true, and you would be surprised if it was not true. You re an intelligent woman, surely you realize by now that I m… …   English dictionary

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  • surely — sure|ly [ ʃurli ] adverb ** 1. ) without any doubt: That is surely the stupidest thing I have ever done. 2. ) used for showing that you believe something is very likely: You surely realized we were in when you saw the lights on? Surely she didn t …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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