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“Definitely” is an adverb that means “in a definite manner,” but it can also be used to express enthusiastic agreement or disagreement.

Definitely is a commonly misspelled word.
“Definitely” is an adverb.
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How Do You Spell “Definitely”?

Definitely is spelled d-e-f-i-n-i-t-e-l-y.

It is pronounced /ˈdefɪnətli/, or like deh-fuh-nut-lee.

What Does “Definitely” Mean?

Definitely is an adverb that means “in a definite way, free of all doubt or ambiguity.”

Josh was definitely the most popular kid in school.
My mom’s ribs are definitely the best!

Definitely can also be used to express agreement or disagreement.

Are you going to the party?
Do you think they will lose the championship match?
Definitely not!

What Are Synonyms of “Definitely”?

When using definitely to express “in a definite way,” you can use these synonyms instead:


To express enthusiastic agreement or disagreement, you can say these words instead of definitely:


What Are Some Phrases I Could Use Instead of “Definitely”?

  • “Without a doubt”
Is your team the best in the league?
Without a doubt.
  • “Hands down”
Does your mom make the best ribs in town?
Hands down.
  • “By all means”
Can I have a slice of cake?
Of course, by all means.

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