securely

Definitions of securely
  1. adverb
    in a secure manner; in a manner free from danger
    “she held the child securely
    synonyms: firmly
  2. adverb
    in an invulnerable manner
    “the agreed line was to involve at several points the withdrawal of French troops from positions which they had quite securely held”
  3. adverb
    in a manner free from fear or risk
    “the outcome of expansion in the sixties and seventies will be an academic hierarchy securely supported by scholastic selection”
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    Antonyms:
    insecurely
    in a manner involving risk
  4. adverb
    in a confident and unselfconscious manner
    “he acts very securely in front of the camera”
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    Antonyms:
    insecurely
    in a tentative and self-conscious manner
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