solely - Definition in the Essential American English Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “solely”

See all translations

solely

adverb
 
/ˈsoʊl.li/
only, and not involving anyone or anything else: I bought it solely for that purpose.
Translations of “solely”
in Korean 유일하게…
in Arabic فَقَط لا غَيْر…
in Portuguese somente…
in Catalan únicament…
in Japanese ただ~だけ, 単に~だけ…
in Italian unicamente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 唯一地,單獨地,僅有地…
in Russian исключительно…
in Turkish yalnız, yalnızca, sadece…
in Chinese (Simplified) 唯一地,单独地,仅有地…
in Polish wyłącznie…
(Definition of solely from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “solely” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

extra time

a period of time in a sports game in which play continues if neither team has won in the usual time allowed for the game

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Liz Walter,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More