|adv.||1.||In a secure manner; without fear or apprehension; without danger; safely.|
|Adv.||1.||securely - in a secure manner; in a manner free from danger; "she held the child securely"|
|2.||securely - in a confident and unselfconscious manner; "he acts very securely in fron of the camera"|
insecurely - in a tentative and self-conscious manner; "she always acts very insecurely in the presence of her father"
|3.||securely - 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"|
insecurely - in a manner involving risk; "our positions here at the university are rather insecurely supported by grant money"
|4.||securely - 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"|