Definition of carefully in English:

carefully

adverb

  • In a way that deliberately avoids harm or errors; cautiously.

    ‘they must be carefully handled and stored’
    ‘he listened carefully to the way people spoke’
    • ‘Carefully selecting a hybrid that will perform well under your conditions can contribute to improved yields next fall.’
    • ‘Treatments for this insect should be evaluated very carefully.’
    • ‘Veterinary surgeons will have to think carefully where there duty lies.’
    • ‘Once retailers carefully analyze the costs, they will see the benefits of this new technology.’
    • ‘These structural measures should be designed carefully for most effective results.’
    • ‘All four barns have been carefully maintained through the years.’
    • ‘Consider carefully what each product is designed to do.’
    • ‘Soil is then carefully added to build the new grade, being careful to maintain the integrity of the tile system.’
    • ‘Perhaps farmers should have read the label more carefully.’
    • ‘Remove trees carefully to diminish damage to remaining trees.’

Pronunciation

carefully

/ˈkerfəlē//ˈkɛrfəli/