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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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He had it conveyed in small quantities, carefully packed in sealed cases.
Ferguson counted upon following had not been chosen at random; his point of departure had been carefully studied, and it was not without good cause that he had resolved to ascend at the island of Zanzibar.
There were pumpkins in Mombi's corn-fields, lying golden red among the rows of green stalks; and these had been planted and carefully tended that the four-horned cow might eat of them in the winter time.
He first of all carefully destroyed the message which he had received, and the transcription, and watched the fragments of paper burn into ashes.
Descending into the grotto, he lifted the stone, filled his pockets with gems, put the box together as well and securely as he could, sprinkled fresh sand over the spot from which it had been taken, and then carefully trod down the earth to give it everywhere a uniform appearance; then, quitting the grotto, he replaced the stone, heaping on it broken masses of rocks and rough fragments of crumbling granite, filling the interstices with earth, into which he deftly inserted rapidly growing plants, such as the wild myrtle and flowering thorn, then carefully watering these new plantations, he scrupulously effaced every trace of footsteps, leaving the approach to the cavern as savage-looking and untrodden as he had found it.
All the fingers and thumbs of the girl's hands had been carefully formed and stuffed and stitched at the edges, with gold plates at the ends to serve as finger-nails.
As I expressed some surprise at this piece of nocturnal gymnastics, he begged me to notice carefully the exterior disposition of the chateau.
I have carefully inquired into his character; I know as much, or more, about him than he knows about himself; and my opinion is, that we are to believe him.
Pickwick carefully rubbed the last page on the blotting-paper, shut up the book, wiped his pen on the bottom of the inside of his coat tail, and opened the drawer of the inkstand to put it carefully away.
Then it was carefully mended, and thus kept from wasting more.
Holmes unfolded the paper carefully and smoothed it out upon his knee.
Getting on his boots and stockings, taking his gun, and carefully opening the creaking door of the barn, Levin went out into the road.