humanely humanely  /hju ˈmeɪn li/


  • (adv) in a humane manner


  1. Chaffee says horses that are taken north to Canada are treated humanely.
  2. The Interior Department claims the horses are a potential threat to grazing lands, asked the right to hunt them humanely if the herds get too big.
  3. And more consumers across the country are buying meat labeled as coming from humanely raised animals.


  • New group aims to control feral cat population

    Community Cats of Charlotte hopes to humanely control the feral cat population. Once a month, it will sponsor spay/neuter and vaccination clinics for the free-roaming animals.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: NBC 2 Fort Myers


  1. "This is a bad idea on a hurry-up, artificial timeline," said Sen. Sam Brownback, a Republican. "They should be treated with dignity and humanely, but not here."
    on Aug 3, 2009 By: Sam Brownback Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "Future generations of Americans will be thankful for our efforts to humanely regain control of our borders and thereby preserve the value of one of the most sacred possessions of our people: American citizenship," Reagan said in a statement on...
    on May 25, 2007 By: Ronald Reagan Source: Washington Post

  3. McCain said the two failed bills, which he supported, would have dealt "practically and humanely" with illegal immigrants "without excusing the fact they came here illegally or granting them privileges before those who have been waiting their...
    on Jul 14, 2008 By: John McCain Source: USA Today

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