English Online Dictionary. What means safely? What does safely mean?
From Middle English savely; equivalent to safe + -ly.
- IPA(key): /ˈseɪfli/
- Hyphenation: safe‧ly
safely (comparative safelier or more safely, superlative safeliest or most safely)
- In a safe manner; without risk; using caution above all else.
- In a secure manner; without the possibility of injury or harm resulting.
- It had been agreed that they should all meet in the big barn as soon as Mr. Jones was safely out of the way.