Meaning of verily in English:


Pronunciation /ˈvɛrɪli/

Translate verily into Spanish


  • Truly; certainly.

    sentence adverb ‘verily these men are mad’
    • ‘It says, ‘I hereby declare under penalty of election falsification, that the statements above are true as I verily believe.’’
    • ‘Some may be prepared to swear to an affidavit and say they were told and verily believe that this was so.’
    • ‘This is, I verily believe it, the worst used labouring people upon the face of the earth.’
    • ‘I verily believe the HIAB loader lost power since the crane/arm fell down dropping the scaffolding boards.’
    • ‘Truth must you tell, he says, for truth is God, and verily, it is the only God I know.’
    definitely, certainly, unquestionably, undoubtedly, positively, without doubt, without a doubt, beyond any doubt, beyond doubt, beyond question, unmistakably, indubitably, undeniably, beyond the shadow of a doubt, surely, assuredly


Middle English from very+ -ly, suggested by Old French verrai(e)ment.