What does carefully mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. carefully(adverb)

    taking care or paying attention

    "they watched carefully"

  2. cautiously, carefully(adverb)

    as if with kid gloves; with caution or prudence or tact

    "she ventured cautiously downstairs"; "they handled the incident with kid gloves"


  1. carefully(Adverb)

    In a careful manner.

  2. carefully(Adverb)

    With attention to the result.

    He carefully avoided the subject all evening.

  3. Origin: From carfulli, carefulliche, from carfullice, equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Carefully(adverb)

    in a careful manner

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'carefully' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1437

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'carefully' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2021

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'carefully' in Adverbs Frequency: #132

How to pronounce carefully?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say carefully in sign language?

  1. carefully


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of carefully in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of carefully in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of carefully in a Sentence

  1. Gabriela Hernandez:

    My love, eat this carefully.

  2. Cicero:

    Before beginning, plan carefully.

  3. Miguel Angel Pichetto:

    The bill has to be studied carefully.

  4. Joachim Hombach:

    We will be looking at this very carefully.

  5. William Gortney:

    We watch very carefully what they're doing.

Images & Illustrations of carefully

  1. carefullycarefullycarefullycarefullycarefully

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