1. exclusively

adverb. ['ɪksˈkluːsɪvli'] without any others being included or involved.


  • entirely
  • alone
  • solely


  • inclusive
  • partly
  • comparable
  • accompanied


  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • exclusive (English)
  • exclusivus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Exclusively

  • conclusively
  • effusively

Sentences with exclusively

1. Adverb
Ask if the charter includes a deck hand or is run exclusively by a single captain.

Quotes about exclusively

1. Let's be reasonable and add an eighth day to the week that is devoted exclusively to reading.
- Lena Dunham

2. Governments, if they endure, always tend increasingly toward aristocratic forms. No government in history has been known to evade this pattern. And as the aristocracy develops, government tends more and more to act exclusively in the interests of the ruling class -- whether that class be hereditary royalty, oligarchs of financial empires, or entrenched bureaucracy.
- Frank Herbert, Children of Dune

3. We can no more justify using nonhumans as human resources than we can justify human slavery. Animal use and slavery have at least one important point in common: both institutions treat sentient beings exclusively as resources of others. That cannot be justified with respect to humans; it cannot be justified with respect to nonhumans—however “humanely” we treat them.
- Gary L. Francione