Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

Etymologies

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secure +‎ -ly

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