*Truely or Truly | Correct Spelling & Meaning
“Truely” is sometimes mistakenly used instead of truly, but “truely” is not a real word and should be avoided.
Truly is an adverb
Truly is the adverbial form of the adjective “true.” It’s used to mean “in a truthful way,” “absolutely,” or “properly.” It can be used to modify a verb, adjective, or adverb. It can also be used as a sentence adverb to modify the whole sentence.
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Frequently asked questions
- What is a synonym for “truly”?
- What does “yours truly” mean?
Yours truly is a phrase used at the end of a formal letter or email. It can also be used (typically in a humorous way) as a pronoun to refer to oneself (e.g., “The dinner was cooked by yours truly”). The latter usage should be avoided in formal writing.
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