Learner's definition of CLEARLY
[more clearly; most clearly]
1 : in a clear manner : in a way that is easy to see, hear, or understand 2 : in a way that is certain : without doubt : obviously
The project was clearly a failure. [=the project was a clear failure]
The problem is very clearly getting worse.
Clearly, a new approach is needed. = A new approach is clearly needed. [=it is clear that a new approach is needed]
“A new approach is needed.” “Clearly.”
“The current method isn't working.” “Clearly not.”