[ UK /sˈe‍ɪfli/ ]
[ US /ˈseɪfɫi/ ]
  1. with safety; in a safe manner
    we are safely out of there
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How To Use safely In A Sentence

  • The flight crew made a distress call and the aircraft landed safely on one engine around 14 minutes after take-off.
  • Tru hung her gown away safely, then tore off her sweat-soaked uniform before she sloshed water all over her body, scrubbing away her stench with soap.
  • Even the sight of a gibbet, if it assured him that one robber was safely disposed of by justice, never failed to remind him how many remained still unhanged. Rob Roy
  • We are increasingly concerned about patients being discharged unsafely from hospital. Times, Sunday Times
  • The treatment will continue until the patient reaches the point where he can walk correctly and safely.
  • Mammals such as weasels, foxes, stoats and especially roe deer can wander safely without the risk of being killed by traffic.
  • We had one last taste of bauera as we crossed a gully to the adjacent ridge which saw us safely down.
  • An airliner uncontrollably gains altitude, leaving the crew with a race against time to avert tragedy and land safely. The Sun
  • As she drove along the narrow, winding country lanes she and an oncoming coach, carrying teenagers to school in Harrogate, slowed so both vehicles could safely pass.
  • As the bambu, in the bambus safely sheltered, scorns the axe. ' Hindu literature : Comprising The Book of good counsels, Nala and Damayanti, The Ramayana, and Sakoontala
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