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carefully meaning

EN[ˈkɛːfəli]
US
  • 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
        • If there are any rabbits in this park, they keep carefully out of our view. ‎
        • You'll have to navigate carefully through these shallows.
        • 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
        • It's tipping it down out there, so if you must go out, take your umbrella and please drive 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.
        • Someday I'm going to clean up my act and start researching more carefully.

    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.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Act-related adverbs
          • Manner adverbs
          • Morphemes
            • Suffixes
              • Words by suffix
                • Words suffixed with -ly
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          Other Vocabulary

          Look-Alike Words
          1. en carefull
          2. en warefully
          3. en artfully
          4. en warfully
          5. en irefully
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