Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "purely" []

  • In a pure manner (in any sense of the adjective). (adverb)
  • Nicely; prettily. (adverb)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "purely" in a sentence
  • "(P.S. I know you insist you use the term purely descriptively, but "just an arab apologist hypocrite" sounds very like an attempt to belittle or insult - in any event it adds nothing to the debate.)"
  • "He was the first peer to receive the title purely because of his literary work."
  • "A similar 2008 document noted that the defense policy is "purely" defensive in nature—the word "purely" is missing in the 2010 edition."