clearly vs distinctly what difference

what is difference between clearly and distinctly

English

Etymology

From Middle English clerli, clerely, clerelych, cleerliche, clerliche, equivalent to clear +‎ -ly.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈklɪɹli/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈklɪəli/
  • (Scotland) IPA(key): /ˈkliːɹli/

Adverb

clearly (comparative clearlier or more clearly, superlative clearliest or most clearly)

  1. (manner) In a clear manner.
  2. (modal) Without a doubt; obviously.
  3. (degree) To a degree clearly discernible.

Synonyms

  • (without a doubt): expressly, unambiguously; see also Thesaurus:explicitly or Thesaurus:obviously

Translations

Anagrams

  • Callery, Carlyle, cellary


English

Etymology

distinct +‎ -ly

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɪsˈtɪŋktli/

Adverb

distinctly (comparative more distinctly, superlative most distinctly)

  1. In a distinct manner.

Antonyms

  • indistinctly

Translations


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