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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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Rhymes with Safety Pin

  • verduin
  • kyoung-min
  • yan-bin
  • wherein
  • violin
  • vanryn
  • mcquinn
  • mcminn
  • mclinn
  • mclin
  • mcglynn
  • mcglinn
  • glavine
  • eldwin
  • chang-hsin
  • chagrin
  • bongjin
  • yalin
  • within
  • therein
  • o'quinn
  • oguinn
  • o'guinn
  • oflynn
  • o'flynn
  • mcguinn
  • mcginn
  • levin
  • laminne
  • kaylynn

Sentences with safety-pin


1. Noun Phrase
Fasten a safety pin to the end of a piece of elastic cut to your waist measurement.

2. Noun Phrase
Give each quilting member a safety pin to wear on her shirt when entering the meeting.

3. Noun Phrase
Take a clean safety pin and prick a small hole in the egg’s shell.

4. Noun Phrase
Secure the end with a safety pin or tuck underneath the wrapped part, close the the head.

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. safety

noun. ['ˈseɪfti'] 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
  • safe

Antonyms

  • multiple
  • commonality
  • joint
  • common

Etymology

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

7. pin

verb. ['ˈpɪn'] to hold fast or prevent from moving.

Synonyms

  • immobilise
  • trap

Antonyms

  • strengthening
  • die
  • stay

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. pin

noun. ['ˈpɪn'] a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment.

Synonyms

  • scatter pin
  • brooch
  • tie tack
  • tiepin
  • scarfpin
  • jewellery
  • jewelry
  • stickpin
  • broach

Antonyms

  • rear
  • reverse
  • tail
  • foot

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. pin

verb. ['ˈpɪn'] attach or fasten with pins or as if with pins.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • fasten

Antonyms

  • unpin
  • natural object
  • add

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. pin

noun. ['ˈpɪn'] informal terms for the leg.

Synonyms

  • leg
  • peg

Antonyms

  • appreciate
  • lengthen
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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