sure·ly /ˈʃʊrli, ||ˈʃor-/
1. In a sure or certain manner; certainly; infallibly; undoubtedly; assuredly.
In the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die. --Gen. ii. 17.
He that created something out of nothing, surely can raise great things out of small. --South.
2. Without danger; firmly; steadly; securely.
He that walketh uprightly walketh surely. --Prov. x. 9.
adv : definitely or positively (`sure' is sometimes used
informally for `surely'); "the results are surely
encouraging"; "she certainly is a hard worker"; "it's
going to be a good day for sure"; "they are coming, for
certain"; "they thought he had been killed sure
enough"; "he'll win sure as shooting"; "they sure smell
good"; "sure he'll come" [syn: certainly, sure, for
sure, for certain, sure enough, sure as shooting]