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1. safety

noun. ['ˈseɪfti'] the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions.

Synonyms

  • biosafety
  • condition
  • status
  • impregnability
  • security
  • salvation
  • invulnerability

Antonyms

  • danger
  • defend
  • fail
  • leave

Etymology

  • sauveté (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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  • silhouette
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  • henriette
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Example sentences of the word safety-net


1. Noun Phrase
Stromberg says ensuring a contractor is licensed can offer a safety net from sky-high prices.

2. Noun Phrase
For example, Alaska provides a $100,000 safety net.

3. Noun Phrase
Mortgage lenders look at savings accounts as a type of safety net for borrowers.

4. Noun Phrase
Medicaid program is a safety net for individuals who cannot afford health care.

2. safety

noun. ['ˈseɪfti'] a safe place.

Synonyms

  • harbourage
  • area
  • country
  • refuge

Antonyms

  • bottom out
  • stay in place
  • top out
  • miss

Etymology

  • sauveté (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. safety

noun. ['ˈseɪfti'] (baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely.

Synonyms

  • three-bagger
  • double
  • home run
  • two-baser
  • single
  • base hit
  • three-base hit
  • two-base hit
  • hit
  • bingle
  • two-bagger
  • homer

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • straighten
  • unequivocal
  • multivalent

Etymology

  • sauveté (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. safety

noun. ['ˈseɪfti'] a device designed to prevent injury or accidents.

Synonyms

  • device
  • guard
  • safety lock
  • fender
  • safety device

Antonyms

  • married
  • distributed
  • multiform
  • shared

Etymology

  • sauveté (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. safety

noun. ['ˈseɪfti'] a score in American football; a player is tackled behind his own goal line.

Antonyms

  • small

Etymology

  • sauveté (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. net

adjective. ['ˈnɛt'] remaining after all deductions.

Synonyms

  • nett
  • take-home

Antonyms

  • disadvantage
  • unprofitableness
  • good fortune

Etymology

  • net (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • net (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. net

noun. ['ˈnɛt'] a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange.

Synonyms

  • cyberspace
  • internet

Antonyms

  • misfortune
  • good luck
  • success

Etymology

  • net (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • net (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. net

noun. ['ˈnɛt'] a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects.

Synonyms

  • fishing net
  • brail
  • trap

Antonyms

  • join
  • connect
  • attach
  • stay

Etymology

  • net (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • net (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. net

verb. ['ˈnɛt'] make as a net profit.

Synonyms

  • earn
  • make
  • realise
  • clear
  • gain
  • pull in
  • bring in
  • profit
  • take in
  • benefit
  • sack up
  • realize

Antonyms

  • immaterial
  • insubstantiality
  • unworldly
  • mental

Etymology

  • net (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • net (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. net

adjective. ['ˈnɛt'] conclusive in a process or progression.

Synonyms

  • final
  • ultimate

Antonyms

  • break even
  • lose
  • unprofitability

Etymology

  • net (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • net (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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