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solely Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adverb without any others being included or involved
    alone; entirely; only; exclusively.
    • was entirely to blame
    • a school devoted entirely to the needs of problem children
    • he works for Mr. Smith exclusively
    • did it solely for money
    • the burden of proof rests on the prosecution alone
    • a privilege granted only to him
WordNet

Sole"ly adverb
Definitions
  1. Singly; alone; only; without another; as, to rest a cause solely one argument; to rely solelyn one's own strength.

Webster 1913