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1. safe

adjective. ['ˈseɪf'] free from danger or the risk of harm.

Synonyms

  • harmless
  • invulnerable
  • unhurt
  • secure
  • riskless
  • risk-free
  • fail-safe
  • uninjured
  • safe and sound
  • off the hook

Antonyms

  • insecure
  • dangerous
  • vulnerable
  • harmful

Etymology

  • safe (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Safe

  • strafe
  • lataif
  • scaife
  • grafe
  • waif
  • raiff
  • rafe
  • chafe

Sentences with safe


1. Adjective
Read the label carefully to make sure the product you choose is safe to use on lawns.

2. Verb, base form
Common household cleaners and chemicals are not always safe for use on all types of wood.

Quotes about safe


1. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
- H. Jackson Brown Jr., P.S. I Love You

2. When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable.
- Jess C. Scott, The Intern

3. The most insignificant people are the most apt to sneer at others. They are safe from reprisals. And have no hope of rising in their own self esteem but by lowering their neighbors.
- William Hazlitt

2. safe-conduct

noun. a document or escort providing safe passage through a region especially in time of war.

Synonyms

  • passport
  • safeguard

Antonyms

  • dematerialize
  • dematerialise
  • stay in place

3. fail-safe

noun. ['ˈfeɪlˌseɪf'] a mechanism capable of returning to a safe state in case there is a failure or malfunction.

Antonyms

  • unsound

4. fail-safe

adjective. ['ˈfeɪlˌseɪf'] eliminating danger by compensating automatically for a failure or malfunction.

Antonyms

  • injured

5. safe-deposit_box

noun. a fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables.

Synonyms

  • safety deposit box
  • safe-deposit
  • deposit box
  • lockbox
  • deedbox
  • safety-deposit

6. safe

noun. ['ˈseɪf'] strongbox where valuables can be safely kept.

Synonyms

  • strongbox

Antonyms

  • unstaple
  • unbar

Etymology

  • safe (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. safe

adjective. ['ˈseɪf'] (of an undertaking) secure from risk.

Antonyms

  • malign

Etymology

  • safe (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. safe

noun. ['ˈseɪf'] contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse.

Synonyms

  • rubber
  • contraceptive device
  • birth control device
  • condom
  • preventative
  • prophylactic
  • preventive
  • prophylactic device
  • safety

Antonyms

  • unwire
  • unlock
  • unpin
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • safe (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. safe

adjective. ['ˈseɪf'] financially sound.

Synonyms

  • dependable
  • secure
  • sound

Antonyms

  • toxic
  • noxious
  • painful
  • conquerable

Etymology

  • safe (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. safe

noun. ['ˈseɪf'] a ventilated or refrigerated cupboard for securing provisions from pests.

Synonyms

  • cupboard
  • closet

Antonyms

  • unchain
  • dislodge
  • unhook

Etymology

  • safe (Middle English (1100-1500))
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