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The suffix -ly in English is usually a contraction of -like, similar to the Anglo-Saxon lice and ... This does not always apply in the case of monosyllabic words; for example, shy becomes shyly (but dry can become ... meaning "corpse"; according to the Oxford English Dictionary (entry on lich, etymology section), these words are ...

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ly definition, a suffix forming adverbs from adjectives: gladly; gradually; secondly. See more.

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Ly definition, a suffix forming adverbs from adjectives: gladly; gradually; secondly. See more.

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Suffix -ly. Adding -ly to the end of an noun turns the word into an adjective. The adjectives now have the meaning of "like (the noun), or something that is ...

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Define ly-: degrading : reduction; dispersed state : dispersion — ly- in a sentence. ... -ly. adjective suffix \ lē ; in some dialects, especially British, Southern, New ...

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[(adv.) Middle English -li, -lich(e), Old English -līce (-līc adj. suffix + -e adv. suffix); (adj.) Middle English -li, -ly, -lich(e), Old English -līc, suffixal use of gelīc like1].

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-ly suffix (ADVERB). ​. › in the stated way: quickly · carefully · angrily · loudly. ​. › when considered in the stated way: Personally (= in my opinion), I don't think ...

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some words that contain the suffixes -ful, -ly, and. -er. A suffix is a word part that is added to the end of a word. The suffix -ful usually means “having” or “full of.

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Define -ly (suffix) and get synonyms. What is -ly (suffix)? -ly (suffix) meaning, pronunciation and more by Macmillan Dictionary.