Literally

Definition of Literally

Lit´er`al`ly
adv.1.According to the primary and natural import of words; not figuratively; as, a man and his wife can not be literally one flesh.
2.With close adherence to words; word by word.
So wild and ungovernable a poet can not be translated literally.
- Dryden.

Related Words

absolutely, closely, dead, definitely, direct, directly, even, expressly, faithfully, in all respects, in every respect, in fact, ipsissimis verbis, just, literatim, plumb, point-blank, positively, precisely, really, right, rigidly, rigorously, square, squarely, straight, strictly, to the letter, truly, undeviatingly, unerringly, verbally, verbatim, verbatim et litteratim, word by word, word for word
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