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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.

ChatGPT

  1. safely

    Safely is defined as performing actions in a manner that avoids causing harm, danger, or risk to oneself or others. It implies taking necessary precautions to ensure the protection and well-being of all involved. It can relate to various aspects, including physical harm, emotional distress, health threats, or various kinds of accidents or security breaches.

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. Pennsylvania Turnpike:

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

  2. Austin Police Chief Brian Manley:

    Although we are grateful that it appears as though we have safely recovered baby Margot.

  3. President Obama:

    This man -- whose sacrifice has been known to only a few -- provided America with the information that led us to arrest the network of Cuban agents that included the men transferred to Cuba today as well as other spies in the United States, this man is now safely on our shores.

  4. Vaughn Derderian:

    It's not that we don't want to reopen the economy, we don't know what it means to reopen the economy safely.

  5. Ralph Tripp:

    There’s really nothing out there to safely fight these viruses, this antiviral works for all RNA respiratory viruses we tested, including SARS-CoV-2. RSV, coronavirus and flu all circulate in the same season. Bottom line is you can potentially reduce infection and disease using this one oral drug.

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