What is securely?

  • (adv): In an invulnerable manner.
    Example: "The agreed line was to involve at several points the withdrawal of French troops from positions which they had quite securely held"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on securely:

Mary Ainsworth - Strange Situation - Secure Attachment
... A child who is securely attached to its mother will explore freely while the mother is present, will engage with strangers, will be visibly upset when the mother departs and happy to see the mother ... Securely attached children are best able to explore when they have the knowledge of a secure base to return to in times of need (also known as "rapproch ... According to some psychological researchers, a child becomes securely attached when the mother is available and able to meet the needs of the child in a responsive and appropriate manner ...
Engineering Fit
... it is desirable for the shaft to be securely held within the hole, this is usually referred to as an interference fit and 3) Transition fits for when it is desirable that the shaft to be held securely ...
Bicycle Stand
... also called a bike rack, is a device to which bicycles may be securely attached ... It may be free standing or securely attached to the ground or some stationary object such as a building ... help increase usage of the bike rack, and assure cyclists their bike is securely parked ...
Graham-Denning Model - Features
... The model has eight basic protection rules (actions) that outline How to securely create an object ... How to securely create a subject ... How to securely delete an object ...
Attachment In Adults - Attachment Styles - Secure Attachment
... Securely attached people tend to agree with the following statements "It is relatively easy for me to become emotionally close to others ... Securely attached people tend to have positive views of themselves and their partners ... Securely attached people feel comfortable both with intimacy and with independence ...

More definitions of "securely":

  • (adv): In a manner free from fear or risk.
    Example: "The outcome of expansion in the sixties and seventies will be an academic hierarchy securely supported by scholastic selection"
  • (adv): In a secure manner; in a manner free from danger.
    Example: "She held the child securely"
    Synonyms: firmly
  • (adv): In a confident and unselfconscious manner.
    Example: "He acts very securely in fron of the camera"

Famous quotes containing the word securely:

    Whether we immoralists do any harm to virtue?—Just as little as anarchists do to princes. It is only because they have been shot at that they once again sit securely on their thrones. Moral: we must shoot at morals.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)