Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a secure manner; without fear or apprehension; without danger; safely.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a secure manner; without fear or apprehension; without danger; safely.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a secure manner.
  • Without risk or danger; in security; safely: as, to lie securely hidden.
  • Firmly; in such a manner as to prevent failure or accident; so that loss, escape, injury, or damage may not result: as, to fasten a thing securely; lashed securely to the rigging.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a secure manner; in a manner free from danger
  • adv. in a manner free from fear or risk
  • adv. in an invulnerable manner
  • adv. in a confident and unselfconscious manner

Etymologies

secure +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

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