Trully vs. Truly - What's the difference?


  • Truly

    Truly is an American rock band formed in the wake of the grunge era. It featured singer-guitarist Robert Roth, bassist Hiro Yamamoto, and drummer Mark Pickerel. Yamamoto and Pickerel were founding members respectively of Soundgarden and Screaming Trees. While not a commercially successful group like some of their Seattle contemporaries, the band lasted a decade with two studio albums to their name.


  • Trully (adverb)

    obsolete form of truly

  • Truly (adverb)

    In accordance with the facts; truthfully, accurately.

  • Truly (adverb)

    Honestly, genuinely, in fact, really.

    "That is truly all I know."

    "Truly, that is all I know."

  • Truly (adverb)


    "You are truly silly."

Oxford Dictionary

  • Truly (adverb)

    in a truthful way

    "he speaks truly"

  • Truly (adverb)

    used to emphasize emotional sincerity or seriousness

    "it is truly a privilege to be here"

    "I'm truly sorry, but I can't join you today"

  • Truly (adverb)

    to the fullest degree; genuinely or properly

    "management does not truly understand about the residents"

  • Truly (adverb)

    absolutely or completely (used for emphasis)

    "a truly dreadful song"

  • Truly (adverb)

    in actual fact or without doubt; really

    "this is truly a miracle"

  • Truly (adverb)

    loyally or faithfully

    "why cannot all masters be served truly?"

Webster Dictionary

  • Truly (adverb)

    In a true manner; according to truth; in agreement with fact; as, to state things truly; the facts are truly represented.

  • Truly (adverb)

    Exactly; justly; precisely; accurately; as, to estimate truly the weight of evidence.

  • Truly (adverb)

    Sincerely; honestly; really; faithfully; as, to be truly attached to a lover; the citizens are truly loyal to their prince or their country.

  • Truly (adverb)

    Conformably to law; legally; legitimately.

  • Truly (adverb)

    In fact; in deed; in reality; in truth.

Princeton's WordNet

  • Truly (adverb)

    in accordance with truth or fact or reality;

    "she was now truly American"

    "a genuinely open society"

    "they don't really listen to us"

  • Truly (adverb)

    by right;

    "baseball rightfully is the nation's pastime"

  • Truly (adverb)

    with sincerity; without pretense;

    "she praised him sincerely for his victory"

    "was unfeignedly glad to see his old teacher"

    "we are truly sorry for the inconvenience"

  • Truly (adverb)

    in fact (used as intensifiers or sentence modifiers);

    "in truth, moral decay hastened the decline of the Roman Empire"

    "really, you shouldn't have done it"

    "a truly awful book"

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