English translation of केवल
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/kevala, keval, kevla, kevl/
1. alone adverb
You say that one person or thing alone does something when you are emphasizing that only one person or thing is involved.
⇒ The cost of the damage alone amounted to billions of dollars.
2. alone adjective after link verb
If one person is alone with another, they are together, with nobody else present.
⇒ I couldn't imagine why he would want to be alone with me. ⇒ We'll be alone together, quite like old times.
3. but adverb
But can mean 'only'. [formal]
⇒ This is but one of the methods used.
4. just adverb
You use just with instructions, polite requests, or statements of intention, to make your request or statement seem less difficult than someone might think.
⇒ I'm just going to ask you a bit more about your father's business.
5. just adverb
You use just to indicate that what you are saying is the case, but only by a very small degree or amount.
⇒ I could just see her hand.
6. nothing (in phrases)
Nothing but a particular thing means only that thing.
⇒ All that money brought nothing but sadness. ⇒ She did nothing but complain about him.
7. only adverb
You use only to indicate the one thing that is true, appropriate, or necessary in a particular situation.
⇒ Only the President could authorize the use of the atomic bomb. ⇒ A business can only be built on a sound financial base.
8. purely adverb
You use purely to emphasize that the thing you are mentioning is the most important feature or that it is the only thing which should be considered.
⇒ He admitted that he bought the car purely for its looks.
9. simply adverb
You use simply to emphasize that something consists of only one thing, happens for only one reason, or is done in only one way.
⇒ Lam will be under pressure, simply because of his lack of experience.
10. solely adverb
⇒ His decision to resign was based solely on his poor health.
11. strictly adverb
You use strictly to emphasize that something is of one particular type, or intended for one particular thing or person, rather than any other.
⇒ He seemed to like her in a strictly professional way. ⇒ Horse racing was strictly for the rich.
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Translation of केवल from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary