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Princeton's WordNet

  1. securely, firmlyadverb

    in a secure manner; in a manner free from danger

    "she held the child securely"

  2. securelyadverb

    in a confident and unselfconscious manner

    "he acts very securely in front of the camera"

  3. securelyadverb

    in a manner free from fear or risk

    "the outcome of expansion in the sixties and seventies will be an academic hierarchy securely supported by scholastic selection"

  4. securelyadverb

    in an invulnerable manner

    "the agreed line was to involve at several points the withdrawal of French troops from positions which they had quite securely held"


  1. securelyadverb

    In a secure manner; without fear or apprehension; without danger; safely.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Securelyadverb

    in a secure manner; without fear or apprehension; without danger; safely

Editors Contribution

  1. securelyadverb

    In a secure manner.

    The door closed securely behind him as it had an automatic closing mechanism and didn't require a key to lock it.

    Submitted by MaryC on June 17, 2015  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of securely in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of securely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of securely in a Sentence

  1. John Adams:

    Statesmen may plan and speculate for liberty but it is religion and morality alone that can establish the principles upon which freedom can securely stand.

  2. President Biden:

    I believe the Palestinians and Israelis equally deserve to live safely and securely and enjoy equal measures of freedom, prosperity and democracy, my administration will continue our quiet and relentless diplomacy toward that end.

  3. National Shooting Sports Foundation:

    This latest release from the National Safety Council shows that the vast majority of the 100 million American firearm owners meet the serious responsibilities which come with firearm ownership, they store their firearms safely and securely when not in use, and follow the basic rules of firearms safety when handling them.

  4. Robb Pitts:

    It is outrageous that Fulton County continues to be a target of those who can not accept the results from last year's election, the votes have been counted three times, including a hand recount, and no evidence of fraud has been found. The fact remains that Fulton County safely and securely carried out an election in the midst of a public health pandemic. It's a shame to see that the' Big Lie' lives on and could cost the hardworking taxpayers of Fulton County.

  5. Henry van Dyke:

    Four things a man must learn to doIf he would make his record true:To think without confusion clearly;To love his fellow-men sincerely;To act from honest motives purely;To trust in God and Heaven securely.

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    being essentially equal to something
    • A. tantamount
    • B. bristly
    • C. usurious
    • D. lacerate

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