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Definition of "safe" []

  • Secure from danger, harm, or evil. (adjective)
  • Free from danger or injury; unhurt: safe and sound. (adjective)
  • Free from risk; sure: a safe bet. (adjective)
  • Affording protection: a safe place. (adjective)
  • Baseball Having reached a base without being put out, as a batter or base runner. (adjective)
  • Affording security or protection from harm (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Free from danger (adjective)
  • Secure from risk; certain; sound (adjective)
  • Worthy of trust; prudent (adjective)
  • Tending to avoid controversy or risk (adjective)
  • Unable to do harm; not dangerous (adjective)
  • Excellent (adjective)
  • In a safe condition (adverb)
  • A strong container, usually of metal and provided with a secure lock, for storing money or valuables (noun)
  • A small ventilated cupboard-like container for storing food (noun)

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Use "safe" in a sentence
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  • "A common player sign-off in Eve-Online is "fly safe", as in "I must go to bed, *fly safe* everyone.""