What does carefully mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. carefullyadverb

    taking care or paying attention

    "they watched carefully"

  2. cautiously, carefullyadverb

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

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

Wiktionary

  1. carefullyadverb

    In a careful manner.

    Etymology: From carfulli, carefulliche, from carfullice, equivalent to .

  2. carefullyadverb

    With attention to the result.

    He carefully avoided the subject all evening.

    Etymology: From carfulli, carefulliche, from carfullice, equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Carefullyadverb

    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
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  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. Dave Jevans:

    Today's attackers are patient and willing to spend more time waiting for a payout, not only have we seen more and more $100 million thefts and scams, those responsible are acting carefully, only cashing out small amounts to stay under the radar.

  2. Vikrant Parsai:

    Three things must be carefully governed by you; time, money and yourself.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    Every incident where people are violating the law and potentially posing a threat to law enforcement and civilians has to be approached very carefully, i think that the federal and local law enforcement officials are very carefully trying to manage this so it doesn't result in bloodshed.

  4. Henry Spiller:

    It was surprising that adolescents were actually using it for abuse. It's very specific, you have to be in a program to get this. It's carefully managed. It's not widely available. ... It is available on the street, but essentially, the majority of this is from these management programs and someone's in therapy, someone in the house, them or a family member.

  5. Mohammad Abu-Salha:

    This has hate crime written all over it, if they don't listen carefully, I will yell.

Images & Illustrations of carefully

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