HyperDic: securely

English > 4 senses of the word securely:
ADVERBallsecurely, firmlyin a secure manner
allsecurelyin a confident and unselfconscious manner
allsecurelyin a manner free from fear or risk
allsecurelyin an invulnerable manner
securely > pronunciation
Soundssihkyuh'rliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > securely: 4 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn a secure manner; in a manner free from danger.
Example"she held the child securely"
Synonymfirmly
Spanishfirmemente
Adjectivessecurenot likely to fail or give ... / give way
English > securely: 4 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIn a confident and unselfconscious manner.
Example"he acts very securely in front of the camera"
OppositeinsecurelyIn a tentative and self-conscious manner
Adjectivessecurefree from fear or doubt
English > securely: 4 senses > adverb 3
MeaningIn a manner free from fear or risk.
Example"the outcome of expansion in the sixties and seventies will be an academic hierarchy securely supported by scholastic selection"
OppositeinsecurelyIn a manner involving risk
Spanishfirmemente, seguramente
Adjectivessecurefree from danger or risk
English > securely: 4 senses > adverb 4
MeaningIn an invulnerable manner.
Example"the agreed line was to involve at several points the withdrawal of French troops from positions which they had quite securely held"
Adjectivessecureimmune to attack

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