safely

safely

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English

Etymology

From Middle English savely; equivalent to safe +‎ -ly.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈseɪfli/
  • Hyphenation: safe‧ly

Adverb

safely (comparative safelier or more safely, superlative safeliest or most safely)

  1. In a safe manner; without risk; using caution above all else.
  2. 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.

Translations

Anagrams

  • falsey

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