carefully meaning


    Definition of carefully in English Dictionary

  • AdverbCOMmore carefullySUPmost carefullySUF-ly
    1. OBS Sorrowfully.
      1. With care; attentively, circumspectly.
        1. As he was a politician, he discussed all subjects carefully, not offending anyone.  He carefully studied the papers, while planning his next move.   He carefully avoided the subject all evening. ‎
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • [ …] the account of his second expedition was carefully redacted, [ …]
        • Other factors could also be at play: if fertiliser is not carefully stored and handled it can volatilise, with important proportions of its precious nitrogen content simply wafting up into the air.
        • Far from endeavouring to deſtroy the paſſions, the inviſible movers of our being, we regard them as precious gifts that we ſhould carefully œconomiſe.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Someday I'm going to clean up my act and start researching more carefully.
        • Although there are traces of improv-comedy slaphappiness here and there, Langer has thought through his thesis and his different levels of reality carefully.
        • It's tipping it down out there, so if you must go out, take your umbrella and please drive carefully.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Act-related adverbs
          • Manner adverbs
          • Morphemes
            • Suffixes
              • Words by suffix
                • Words suffixed with -ly

          Other Vocabulary

          Look-Alike Words
          1. en carefull
          2. en warefully
          3. en warfully
          4. en artfully
          5. en irefully
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of carefully for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "carefully" is an adverb, more specifically, an act-related adverb and a manner adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
          Difficultness: Level 1
          Easy     ➨     Difficult
          Definiteness: Level 6
          Definite    ➨     Versatile