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safely (adv.)

late 13c., "without risk; without harm;" mid-14c., "without risk of error," from safe (adj.) + -ly (2).

updated on August 13, 2013

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Definitions of safely from WordNet

safely (adv.)
with safety; in a safe manner;
we are safely out of there
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