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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. Free from harm, injury, or risk; untouched or unthreatened by danger or injury; unharmed; unhurt; secure; whole; as, safe from disease; safe from storms; safe from foes.
  12. 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.
  13. Incapable of doing harm; no longer dangerous; in secure care or custody; as, the prisoner is safe.
  14. A place for keeping things in safety.
  15. 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.
  16. A ventilated or refrigerated chest or closet for securing provisions from noxious animals or insects.
  17. To render safe; to make right.
  18. Safely.
  19. Free from danger, risk, injury, or damage; secure; in secure keeping; as, the captive is safe; sound; unhurt; sure.
  20. A fireproof or burglar- proof iron or steel chest for valuables; cupboard; a holder for matches.
  21. Safeness.
  22. Unharmed: free from danger or injury: secure: securing from danger or injury: no longer dangerous.
  23. A chest or closet for money, etc., safe against fire, thieves, etc., generally of iron: a chest or cupboard for meats.
  24. Free from danger; secure; no longer dangerous.
  25. Free from danger; unharmed.
  26. Not hazardous; prudent, secure.
  27. A strong iron and steel receptacle for protecting valuables; any place of safe storage.
  28. Free from danger of any kind; free from hurt, injury, or damage; secure or securing from harm; no longer dangerous.
  29. A place of safety; a chest secure against thieves or fire; a cupboard for provisions.
  30. Free from danger or risk; secure; no longer dangerous; placed beyond the power of doing harm; certain.
  31. 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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Antonyms for safe

dicey, sinister, inconstant, vulnerable, fishy, disputable, inconsiderate, deadly, forgetful, subject, unreliable, shady, absentminded, breakneck, questionable, noisome, unguarded, unconfirmed, unhealthy, insidious, mortal, harmful, retired, mischievous, indiscreet, exigent, compelling, polluted, imperative, scathing, untrustworthy, fickle, self-destructive, risky, ruinous, acute, harmed, perfidious, negligent, lethal, neglectful, disputatious, controversial, destructive, treacherous, foolhardy, fell, contentious, careless, remiss, injudicious, parlous, suicidal, injured, pestilent, contestable, unwary, susceptible, murderous, violable, brash, chancy, detrimental, disloyal, unsafe, evil, traitorous, wicked, recreant, untrue, adventuresome, chanceful, unsound, disputed, necessitous, serious, debatable, Imperiling, unwholesome, dubious, Nocuous, overconfident, endangered, mordacious, argumentative, venturesome, burning, asleep, imprudent, minatory, out, open, regardless, ominous, deathly, threatening, wild, untruthful, pernicious, bad, unintentional, audacious, inadvertent, hot-button, thoughtless, undefended, exposed, rash, emergent, incautious, mendacious, helpless, unplanned, painful, arguable, desperate, fatal, heedless, threatened, daredevil, nasty, moot, hurtful, hurt, venomous, grievous, temerarious, poisonous, imperious, perilous, damaged, defenseless, hazardous, suspect, overbold, noxious, deleterious, Scathed, clamant, insecure, uncertain, injurious, adverse, impetuous, dangerous, lying, Doubtable, wounded, grave, adventurous, dire, ill, dodgy, pressing, baleful, untried, problematic, menacing, lax, unmindful, deceitful, tainted, Imperiled, crying, false, liable, on the hook, Jeopardizing, instant, shaky, damaging, bold, unprotected, doubtful, prejudicial, precarious, polemical, Debated, offensive, critical, baneful, Controvertible, vital, terminal, malignant, mindless, undependable, madcap, unhealthful, touch-and-go, down, importunate, unfaithful, faithless, wounding, reckless, inattentive, unresistant, dishonest.

Quotes of safe

  1. Close alliances with despots are never safe for free states. – Demosthenes
  2. The liberties of none are safe unless the liberties of all are protected. – William O. Douglas
  3. When the student has her voice under complete control, it is safe to take up the lyric repertoire of Mendelssohn, Old English Songs, etc. How simple and charming they are! – Alma Gluck
  4. The President is of opinion that if Japan makes a treaty with the United States, all other foreign countries will make the same kind of a treaty, and Japan will be safe thereafter. – Townsend Harris
  5. A ship in port is safe but that's not what ships are built for. – Grace Hopper
  6. The safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket. – Kin Hubbard
  7. Some of us may just, in one -on -one conversations with our family, with our friends, over the back fence with our neighbors, talk about the reality of our lives and realize that we're not alone, that we have a right to be physically safe and emotionally safe in our own homes. – Patricia Ireland
  8. Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves are its only safe depositories. – Thomas Jefferson
  9. If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity. – John F. Kennedy
  10. They were concerned about the racial issue. They thought it was not a safe issue to go Asian, unfortunately. – Lucy Liu
  11. I cannot and will not recant anything, for to go against conscience is neither right nor safe Here I stand, I can do no other, so help me God. Amen. – Martin Luther
  12. To play safe I prefer to accept only one type of power: the power of art over trash, the triumph of magic over the brute. – Vladimir Nabokov
  13. In recent years personal injury attorneys and trial lawyers have attacked the food industry with numerous lawsuits alleging that these businesses should pay monetary damages to those who, of their own accord, consume too much of a legal, safe product. – Bob Ney
  14. Without individuals feeling safe and having an environment of safety, they then have reluctance of taking part in the city of being active. They wind up wanting to leave the city. That's more detrimental. – Dick Powell
  15. No virtue is safe that is not enthusiastic. – John Robert Seeley

Usage examples for safe

  1. It is not safe for me! – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  2. " 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
  3. " 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
  4. You were safe where you were. – The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  5. How much money is there in the safe – 'Firebrand' Trevison by Charles Alden Seltzer
  6. I'll have to call him and tell him it's safe to come in, now. – Ministry of Disturbance by Henry Beam Piper
  7. " I think," he said softly to himself, " that after all I'm safe – Mysterious Mr. Sabin by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  8. I'd like to have you sort of go over him and- well, you know-" I didn't want to say, make sure he's safe – Backlash by Winston Marks
  9. Is it safe Arcot? – Invaders from the Infinite by John Wood Campbell
  10. He is gone, and it's all safe – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  11. " No. Peter's safe enough," said Tommy. – The Lamp in the Desert by Ethel M. Dell
  12. I have it safe in my room. – Seven Keys to Baldpate by Earl Derr Biggers
  13. I shall be quite safe alone." – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  14. Abul is not safe – In the Musgrave Ranges by Jim Bushman
  15. They do like to be safe – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  16. He stepped across the room to the wall safe – Lola by Owen Davis
  17. For the moment we were safe – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman
  18. I wonder if all the people are safe – The Pillars of the House, V1 by Charlotte M. Yonge
  19. Was he as safe as that? – The Woman in the Alcove by Anna Katharine Green
  20. Do you think he will be- safe – More About Peggy by Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey

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