Definition of "safer" []

  • Affording security or protection from harm (adjective)
  • 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)
  • Comparative form of safe: more safe (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "safer" in a sentence
  • "Even if this statistic isn´t accurate, the major dangers of smoking tobacco cigarettes is commonly known, so when a product is launched that claims to be much safer and when common sense would say that if all these dangerous toxins have been removed, even if the electronic cigarette cannot be proved officially ´safe´, surely it does actually have to be ´safer´?"
  • "Bush: Escalating threats in Iraq and elsewhere, but we're 'safer' yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Bush: Escalating threats in Iraq and elsewhere, but we\'re \'safer\' '; yahooBuzzArticleSummary =' Article: There is a dangerous denial that is being practiced in the administration campaign to portray their invasion and continued occupation of Iraq as a military and ideological success, and conversely, to portray Iraq as a cauldron of terror that would escalate into more of a threat to the U.S. if we withdraw our troops. '"
  • "And by these means the opposition to enemy ideologies can in one sense be overcome with a commitment to the notion that inclusion increases safety: "the more political liberty [the people] have, the safer is their civil liberty," Priestley writes."
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