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Princeton's WordNet

  1. safelyadverb

    with safety; in a safe manner

    "we are safely out of there"

Wiktionary

  1. safelyadverb

    In a safe manner; using caution above all else.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Safelyadverb

    Etymology: from safe.

    Who is there that hath the leisure and means to collect all the proofs, concerning most of the opinions he has, so as safely to conclude that he hath a clear and full view? John Locke.

    All keep aloof, and safely shout around;
    But none presumes to give a nearer wound. Dryden.

    God safely quit her of her burthen, and with gentle travel, to the gladding of your highness with an heir. William Shakespeare, H. VIII.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Safelyadverb

    in a safe manner; danger, injury, loss, or evil consequences

Editors Contribution

  1. safelyadverb

    In a safe manner.

    He drove safely to visit his grandmother after passing his driving test.


    Submitted by MaryC on June 17, 2015  

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'safely' in Adverbs Frequency: #316

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of safely in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of safely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of safely in a Sentence

  1. Rick Bright:

    Sidelining me in the middle of this pandemic and placing politicsand cronyism ahead of science puts lives at risk and stunts national efforts to safely and effectively address this urgent public health crisis.

  2. Daniel Bucheli:

    Anytime you have a large group of people come together there are risks, but with the proper precautions and mitigation practices, it can be done safely, we’ve come a long way since this time last year in what we know about COVID-19, with widely available testing and COVID-19 vaccines available to the public.

  3. Pennsylvania Turnpike:

    Borrowing a crane from PennDOT, both goats were rescued and safely returned to their home.

  4. Tom Hart:

    The side benefit of that is U.S. natural gas is the cleanest natural gas in the world, bar none, so you're replacing Russian natural gas that is not held to anywhere near the same standards with gas that's produced very cleanly and safely in the U.S.

  5. Mary Daly:

    What I'm hoping in the baseline is we can come back safely, we listen to public health officials, we take it slow but gradual...if we do those things and we reenter safely, then I expect us to have positive growth in 2021.

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