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care·ful

 (kâr′fəl)
adj.
1. Attentive to potential danger, error, or harm; cautious: was careful when crossing the street; a careful answer.
2. Thorough and painstaking in action or execution; conscientious: a careful search; careful art restorers.
3. Protective; solicitous: Be careful of his feelings.
4. Full of cares or anxiety: "Thou art careful and troubled about many things" (Luke 10:41).

care′ful·ly adv.
care′ful·ness n.
Synonyms: careful, alert, attentive, heedful, mindful, vigilant, watchful
These adjectives mean giving close or cautious attention: were careful not to get their shoes muddy; alert to any change in the patient's condition; attentive to her driving; heedful of potential danger; mindful of his health; a vigilant customs official; a watchful babysitter. See Also Synonyms at meticulous.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.carefully - taking care or paying attention; "they watched carefully"
2.carefully - as if with kid gloves; with caution or prudence or tact; "she ventured cautiously downstairs"; "they handled the incident with kid gloves"
incautiously, carelessly - without caution or prudence; "one unfortunately sees historic features carelessly lost when estates fall into unsympathetic hands"
Translations
بِعِنَايَةبِعِنايَه، باهْتِمام
opatrněpečlivěstarostlivě
forsigtigtgrundigt
varovaisestivarovasti
brižljivopažljivopomnjivopomno
gondosan
varlega
じっくり注意深く
조심스럽게
starostlivo
pozornoprevidnoskrbno
försiktigt
อย่างระมัดระวัง
một cách cẩn thận

carefully

[ˈkɛəfəlɪ] ADV
1. (= cautiously) [drive, step] → con cuidado; [choose] → con cuidado, cuidadosamente; [reply] → con cautela
he chose his words carefullyescogió con cuidado or cuidadosamente sus palabras
I have to spend carefullytengo que tener cuidado a la hora de gastar dinero
she carefully avoided looking at himtuvo cuidado de no mirarlo
think carefully before you answerpiénsalo bien antes de contestar
to go or tread carefully (lit, fig) → andar con cuidado
2. (= painstakingly) (gen) → cuidadosamente; [listen] → atentamente

carefully

[ˈkɛərfʊli] adv
[think] → bien; [listen, look] → attentivement
Think carefully! → Réfléchis bien!
[planned, selected, controlled, worded] → avec soin, soigneusement
[drive] → prudemment
Drive carefully! → Conduisez prudemment!
[avoid] → soigneusement; [move, walk] → avec soin, avec précaution; [write] → soigneusement; [read, listen] → attentivement
to carefully avoid doing sth → éviter soigneusement de faire qch
She carefully avoided talking about it → Elle évitait soigneusement d'en parler.care home nmaison f d'accueil, foyer m d'accueil, foyer m

carefully

advsorgfältig; (= cautiously)sorgsam, vorsichtig; considergründlich; listengut; readsorgfältig, gründlich; drivevorsichtig; explaingenau

carefully

[ˈkɛəflɪ] adv (cautiously) → attentamente, con attenzione, cautamente; (painstakingly) → con cura, accuratamente

care

(keə) noun
1. close attention. Do it with care.
2. keeping; protection. Your belongings will be safe in my care.
3. (a cause for) worry. free from care; all the cares of the world.
4. treatment. medical care; skin care.
verb
1. to be anxious or concerned. Don't you care if you fail?; I couldn't care less (= It's of no importance to me); She really cares about her career.
2. to be willing (to). Would you care to have dinner with me?
ˈcareful adjective
1. taking care; being cautious. Be careful when you cross the street; a careful driver.
2. thorough. a careful search.
ˈcarefully adverb
ˈcarefulness noun
ˈcareless adjective
not careful (enough). This work is careless; a careless worker.
ˈcarelessly adverb
ˈcarelessness noun
ˈcarefree adjective
light-hearted. a carefree attitude.
care'giver noun
someone whose job is to look after a sick or disabled person.
ˈcaretaker noun
a person who looks after a building etc.
ˈcareworn adjective
worn out by worry. a careworn face.
ˈcare for
1. to look after (someone). The nurse will care for you.
2. to be fond of. I don't care for him enough to marry him.
care of (usually written c/o)
at the house or address of.
take care
to be cautious, watchful, thorough etc. Take care or you will fall!
take care of
to look after. Their aunt took care of them when their parents died.

carefully

بِعِنَايَة opatrně forsigtigt vorsichtig προσεκτικά con cuidado varovaisesti soigneusement pažljivo attentamente 注意深く 조심스럽게 voorzichtig varsomt ostrożnie cuidadosamente внимательно försiktigt อย่างระมัดระวัง dikkatle một cách cẩn thận 小心地
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Meg knew Sallie and was at her ease very soon, but Jo, who didn't care much for girls or girlish gossip, stood about, with her back carefully against the wall, and felt as much out of place as a colt in a flower garden.
In the darkness George Willard walked along the alleyway, going carefully and cautiously.
Professor Bumper had made his arrangements carefully.
Under his coat he wore a knitted grey vest, and, instead of a collar, a silk scarf of a dark bronze-green, carefully crossed and held together by a red coral pin.
Monsieur Ratignolle was putting up a mixture himself, very carefully, dropping a red liquid into a tiny glass.
He gave Cora an affectionate shake of the hand, lifted his rifle, and after regarding it a moment with melancholy solicitude, laid it carefully aside, and descended to the place where Chingachgook had just disappeared.
I now began to meditate an escape, and carefully avoided their suspicions, continuing with them at Old Chelicothe until the first day of June following, and then was taken by them to the salt springs on Sciotha, and kept there, making salt, ten days.
The stranger hesitated, pausing once or twice with his back towards her, as if engaged in carefully examining the dwarf willows to select a switch.
It used to be affirmed, that the dead shop-keeper, in a white wig, a faded velvet coat, an apron at his waist, and his ruffles carefully turned back from his wrists, might be seen through the chinks of the shutters, any night of the year, ransacking his till, or poring over the dingy pages of his day-book.
They seemed to have flung away all the golden grain of practical wisdom, which they had enjoyed so many opportunities of harvesting, and most carefully to have stored their memory with the husks.
He alertly obeyed me, carried the plate carefully to his seat, and, when he was established, went on.
First he takes about a double handful of shavings out of his grego pocket, and places them carefully before the idol; then laying a bit of ship biscuit on top and applying the flame from the lamp, he kindled the shavings into a sacrificial blaze.