Definition of securely adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//sɪˈkjʊəli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//səˈkjʊrli//
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  1. 1in a way that is safe or protected against harm, crime, etc. She locked the door securely behind her. ways to pay securely over the Internet
  2. 2in a way that is not likely to move, fall down, etc. Make sure the ropes are securely fastened.
  3. 3in a way that is likely to continue or be successful for a long time His power was securely established.
  4. 4in a happy and confident way the securely attached infant
  5. opposite insecurely