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English adjective: safe

1. safe free from danger or the risk of harm


SamplesA safe trip.
You will be safe here.
A safe place.
A safe bet.


Similarfail-safe, off the hook, risk-free, riskless, safe and sound, unhazardous, unhurt


See alsoharmless, invulnerable, secure, uninjured


Antonymsdangerous, unsafe

2. safe (of an undertaking) secure from risk


Similarunadventurous


Antonymsadventuresome, adventurous

3. safe having reached a base without being put out


SamplesThe runner was called safe when the baseman dropped the ball.


Domain categorybaseball, baseball game


Antonymsout

4. safe financially sound


SamplesA good investment.
A secure investment.


Synonymsdependable, good, secure


Similarsound


Antonymsunsound


English noun: safe

1. safe (artifact) strongbox where valuables can be safely kept


Broader (hypernym)deedbox, strongbox

2. safe (artifact) a ventilated or refrigerated cupboard for securing provisions from pests


Broader (hypernym)closet, cupboard


Narrower (hyponym)meat safe

3. safe (artifact) contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse


Synonymscondom, prophylactic, rubber, safety


Broader (hypernym)birth control device, contraceptive, contraceptive device, preventative, preventive, prophylactic device









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