[ adverb ] with safety; in a safe manner


"we are safely out of there"

Used in print

(Public Papers of the Presidents of the U.S. D. D....)

The change of emphasis from conventional type to missile type warfare must be made with care , mindful that the one type of warfare cannot be safely neglected in favor of the other .

(H. A. Gleason, "Review of African language studies...)

In many of the syllables , intonation can be safely ignored , and much of the tonal analysis can be done without any study of intonation .

(Ralph J. Salisbury, "On the Old Santa Fe Trail...)

The straight , black hair flopped in a vigorous nod , the slender nose plunged toward glass teeth and drew safely back .

(Vina Delmar, The Big Family....)

Yes , he would bring the Somers safely into New_York harbor but at a price .