Meaning of “safely” in the English Dictionary


"safely" in English

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uk /ˈseɪ us /ˈseɪ

B1 in a safe way:

We all arrived safely.
Drive safely! (= Do not take any risks!)
Are the kids safely fastened into their car seats?
I think we can safely (= with no risk of being wrong) say they won't find us now.

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(Definition of “safely” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"safely" in American English

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us /ˈseɪf·li/

in a safe way; without experiencing or causing danger or harm:

The plane landed safely in the storm.

(Definition of “safely” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)