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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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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. valve

noun. ['ˈvælv'] a structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it.

Synonyms

  • valvula
  • pump
  • structure
  • complex body part
  • valvule
  • body structure
  • heart valve
  • cardiac valve
  • ileocecal valve
  • ticker
  • bodily structure
  • heart
  • valvelet

Antonyms

  • survive
  • unclog
  • unstuff
  • free

Etymology

  • valva (Latin)

7. valve

noun. ['ˈvælv'] device in a brass wind instrument for varying the length of the air column to alter the pitch of a tone.

Synonyms

  • device
  • brass instrument

Antonyms

  • lend oneself
  • arrive
  • confront

Etymology

  • valva (Latin)

8. valve

noun. ['ˈvælv'] the entire one-piece shell of a snail and certain other molluscs.

Antonyms

  • unrestraint

Etymology

  • valva (Latin)

9. valve

noun. ['ˈvælv'] control consisting of a mechanical device for controlling the flow of a fluid.

Synonyms

  • relief valve
  • control
  • poppet
  • safety valve
  • escape valve
  • butterfly valve
  • clack
  • intake valve
  • throttle
  • exhaust valve
  • accelerator
  • slide valve
  • ball valve
  • escape cock
  • controller
  • clack valve
  • handwheel
  • escape
  • choke
  • throttle valve
  • clapper valve

Antonyms

  • intemperance
  • unskillfulness
  • deprive
  • inhibitor

Etymology

  • valva (Latin)

10. valve

noun. ['ˈvælv'] one of the paired hinged shells of certain molluscs and of brachiopods.

Antonyms

  • derestrict

Etymology

  • valva (Latin)
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