anonymously anonymously  /ə ˈnɑ nə məs li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) without giving a name

Usage(s):

  1. Students can anonymously grade profs on everything from how difficult they are to the clarity of their lectures and now teachers can add rebuttals of their own.
  2. Message board posters, many of whom post anonymously like Mackey, most closely resemble someone you might run across at an exclusive country club.
  3. There are forums in which the need to exchange information anonymously is compelling.

News

  1. Woman who let Powerball winner go ahead of her has no regrets

    Not everyone cares about claiming anonymously. I'm guessing that those folks have balconies to wave from. Extraordinary Popular Delusions & the Madness of Crowds -- Charles Mackay LL.D.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Lottery Post

  2. 1 in 6 women at fracture clinics report domestic violence

    ( McMaster University ) The research, called the PRAISE study, examined the yearly and lifetime prevalence of Intimate Partner Violence among 2,945 adult women presenting to 12 fracture clinics across Canada, the US, the Netherlands, Denmark, and India. All the participants anonymously answered direct questions about abuse and completed two questionnaires (Woman Abuse Screening Tool and Partner ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  3. Troops could have say on benefits changes

    A House committee is prepared to let service members anonymously have a say in their future benefits package, proposing a survey to determine the relative value of various forms of compensation.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Navy Times

Quotes

  1. He does not, he writes, "look forward to a society which, thanks to the Supreme Court, campaigns anonymously ...... and even exercises the direct democracy of initiative and referendum hidden from public scrutiny and protected from the...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Antonin Scalia Source: Slate Magazine

  2. The King estate said unnamed members of the singer's family previously tried to "anonymously and secretly" sell other such documents through a Beverly Hills, Calif., auction house.
    on Dec 10, 2008 By: Martin Luther King Source: USA Today

  3. Mr Clarke, who was education secretary under Mr Blair, said: "He should stop attacking others anonymously or in code and look to his own performance and record."
    on Apr 21, 2008 By: Charles Clarke Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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