- alert ► ADJECTIVE 1) quick to notice and respond to danger or unusual circumstances. 2) quick-thinking; intelligent.► NOUN 1) the state of being alert. 2) a warning of danger.► VERB ▪ warn of a danger or problem.DERIVATIVES alertly adverb alertness noun.ORIGIN from Italian all' erta 'to the watchtower' .
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Alertly — A*lert ly, adv. In an alert manner; nimbly. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
alertly — (adv.) 1787, from ALERT (Cf. alert) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) … Etymology dictionary
alertly — adverb in mentally perceptive and responsive way (Freq. 1) she got through the day alertly, despite being on drugs • Derived from adjective: ↑alert … Useful english dictionary
alertly — adverb see alert I … New Collegiate Dictionary
alertly — See alert. * * * … Universalium
alertly — adverb In an alert manner; with alertness … Wiktionary
alertly — adv. watchfully, vigilantly; warily; promptly, quickly … English contemporary dictionary
alertly — alert·ly … English syllables
alert — alertly, adv. alertness, n. /euh lerrt /, adj. 1. fully aware and attentive; wide awake; keen: an alert mind. 2. swift; agile; nimble. n. 3. an attitude of vigilance, readiness, or caution, as before an expected attack. 4. a warning or alarm of… … Universalium
bright-eyed — /bruyt uyd /, adj. 1. having bright eyes. 2. alertly eager. 3. bright eyed and bushy tailed, alertly eager; full of energy and enthusiasm: Get a good night s sleep so you ll be bright eyed and bushy tailed in the morning. [1585 95] * * * … Universalium