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close·ly

closely

 
 
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: carefully and with attention.
I have some important news, so listen closely.The medical students watched closely as the surgeon operated.
definition 2: at a short distance from or behind.
The detective followed the suspect closely without being seen.
definition 3: strongly or inextricably.
These two ideas are closely linked.The sisters closely resemble each other.Diet and health are closely related.