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Definitions of safe

  1. contraceptive device consisting of a thin rubber or latex sheath worn over the penis during intercourse
  2. financially sound; " a good investment"; " a secure investment"
  3. strongbox where valuables can be kept safe
  4. a ventilated or refrigerated cupboard for securing provisions from pests
  5. of an undertaking
  6. free from risk or danger; " a safe trip"; " you will be safe here"; " a safe place"; " a safe bet"
  7. in safekeeping; " your secret is safe with me"
  8. ( baseball) having reached a base without being put out; " the runner was called safe when the baseman dropped the ball"
  9. free from danger or the risk of harm; " a safe trip"; " you will be safe here"; " a safe place"; " a safe bet"
  10. having reached a base without being put out; " the runner was called safe when the baseman dropped the ball"
  11. Conferring safety; securing from harm; not exposing to danger; confining securely; to be relied upon; not dangerous; as, a safe harbor; a safe bridge, etc.
  12. Incapable of doing harm; no longer dangerous; in secure care or custody; as, the prisoner is safe.
  13. A place for keeping things in safety.
  14. A strong and fireproof receptacle ( as a movable chest of steel, etc., or a closet or vault of brickwork) for containing money, valuable papers, or the like.
  15. A ventilated or refrigerated chest or closet for securing provisions from noxious animals or insects.
  16. To render safe; to make right.
  17. Safely.
  18. Free from danger, risk, injury, or damage; secure; in secure keeping; as, the captive is safe; sound; unhurt; sure.
  19. A fireproof or burglar- proof iron or steel chest for valuables; cupboard; a holder for matches.
  20. Safeness.
  21. Unharmed: free from danger or injury: secure: securing from danger or injury: no longer dangerous.
  22. A chest or closet for money, etc., safe against fire, thieves, etc., generally of iron: a chest or cupboard for meats.
  23. Free from danger; secure; no longer dangerous.
  24. Free from danger; unharmed.
  25. Not hazardous; prudent, secure.
  26. A strong iron and steel receptacle for protecting valuables; any place of safe storage.
  27. Free from danger of any kind; free from hurt, injury, or damage; secure or securing from harm; no longer dangerous.
  28. A place of safety; a chest secure against thieves or fire; a cupboard for provisions.
  29. Free from danger or risk; secure; no longer dangerous; placed beyond the power of doing harm; certain.
  30. A box or press, generally detached, and hung on a wall, usually covered with wire- cloth or perforated zinc, in which meats may be kept cool; a fireproof chest or closet for containing money, valuable documents, and the like.
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Usage examples for safe

  1. How much money is there in the safe?" – 'Firebrand' Trevison by Charles Alden Seltzer
  2. Do you think he will be- safe? – More About Peggy by Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey
  3. He is gone, and it's all safe. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  4. " There was no longer any doubt that he was safe in his old home; but where were his brothers and sisters? – Melchior's Dream and Other Tales by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  5. Was he as safe as that? – The Woman in the Alcove by Anna Katharine Green
  6. For the moment we were safe. – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman
  7. I'll have to call him and tell him it's safe to come in, now. – Ministry of Disturbance by Henry Beam Piper
  8. " I suppose it's safe to say I will," he answered. – The Lure of the Dim Trails by by (AKA B. M. Sinclair) B. M. Bower
  9. You were safe where you were. – The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  10. They do like to be safe. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  11. He stepped across the room to the wall safe. – Lola by Owen Davis
  12. I wonder if all the people are safe. – The Pillars of the House, V1 by Charlotte M. Yonge
  13. " No. Peter's safe enough," said Tommy. – The Lamp in the Desert by Ethel M. Dell
  14. I shall be quite safe alone." – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  15. I have it safe in my room. – Seven Keys to Baldpate by Earl Derr Biggers
  16. It is not safe for me! – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  17. " I think," he said softly to himself, " that after all I'm safe." – Mysterious Mr. Sabin by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  18. Is it safe, Arcot? – Invaders from the Infinite by John Wood Campbell
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