- se|cure|ly [sıˈkjuəli US -ˈkjur-] adv1.) tied, fastened etc tightly, especially in order to make something safesecurely locked/fastened/attached/held etc▪ All firearms should be kept securely locked in a cabinet.2.) in a way that protects something from being stolen or lost▪ Customers can now buy products securely over the internet.3.) in a way that is likely to continue successfully and not change▪ By that time, democracy had become securely established in Spain.
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Securely — Se*cure ly, adv. In a secure manner; without fear or apprehension; without danger; safely. [1913 Webster] His daring foe . . . securely him defied. Milton. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
securely — adverb 1. in a secure manner; in a manner free from danger (Freq. 1) she held the child securely • Syn: ↑firmly • Derived from adjective: ↑secure 2. in a confident and unselfconscious manner he acts very securely in front of the … Useful english dictionary
securely — adv. Securely is used with these adjectives: ↑attached, ↑fixed Securely is used with these verbs: ↑anchor, ↑attach, ↑bolt, ↑establish, ↑fasten, ↑fit, ↑fix, ↑hold, ↑knot, ↑ … Collocations dictionary
securely — adverb tied, fastened etc tightly, especially in order to make something safe: securely locked/fastened/tied etc: Make sure the saddle is securely buckled so it doesn t come loose … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
securely — secure ► ADJECTIVE 1) certain to remain safe and unthreatened. 2) fixed or fastened so as not to give way, become loose, or be lost. 3) feeling free from fear or anxiety. 4) protected against attack, burglary, etc. 5) (of a place of detention)… … English terms dictionary
securely — adverb see secure I … New Collegiate Dictionary
securely — See securable. * * * … Universalium
securely — adverb In a secure manner; without fear or apprehension; without danger; safely … Wiktionary
securely — adv. safely; certainly, surely; tightly, firmly (locked, closed, etc.) … English contemporary dictionary
securely — se·cure·ly … English syllables