Definition of Safe

1. Noun. Strongbox where valuables can be safely kept.

Generic synonyms: Deedbox, Strongbox

2. Adjective. Free from danger or the risk of harm. "A safe bet"

3. Noun. A ventilated or refrigerated cupboard for securing provisions from pests.
Generic synonyms: Closet, Cupboard
Specialized synonyms: Meat Safe

4. Adjective. (of an undertaking) secure from risk.
Similar to: Unadventurous
Derivative terms: Safeness

5. Noun. Contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse.

6. Adjective. Having reached a base without being put out. "The runner was called safe when the baseman dropped the ball"
Category relationships: Baseball, Baseball Game
Antonyms: Out

7. Adjective. Financially sound. "A secure investment"
Exact synonyms: Dependable, Good, Secure
Similar to: Sound
Derivative terms: Dependableness, Safeness, Security

Definition of Safe

1. a. Free from harm, injury, or risk; untouched or unthreatened by danger or injury; unharmed; unhurt; secure; whole; as, safe from disease; safe from storms; safe from foes.

2. n. A place for keeping things in safety.

3. v. t. To render safe; to make right.

Definition of Safe

1. Adjective. Not in danger; free from harm's reach. ¹

2. Adjective. Free from risk; harmless, riskless. ¹

3. Adjective. Providing protection from danger; providing shelter. ¹

4. Adjective. (baseball) When a batter successfully reaches first base, or when a baserunner successfully advances to the next base or returns to the base he last occupied; not out. ¹

5. Adjective. Properly secured; secure. ¹

6. Adjective. (context: used after a noun often forming a compound) Not in danger from the specified source of harm. ¹

7. Adjective. (UK slang) Great, cool, awesome, respectable; (non-gloss definition a term of approbation.) ¹

8. Adjective. Reliable. ¹

9. Adjective. Cautious. ¹

10. Noun. A box, usually made of metal, in which valuables can be locked for safekeeping. ¹

11. Noun. (slang) A condom. ¹

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Definition of Safe

1. free from danger [adj SAFER, SAFEST] : SAFELY [adv] / a metal receptacle for storing valuables [n -S]

Medical Definition of Safe

1. 1. Free from harm, injury, or risk; untouched or unthreatened by danger or injury; unharmed; unhurt; secure; whole; as, safe from disease; safe from storms; safe from foes. "And ye dwelled safe." "They escaped all safe all safe to land." (Acts xxvii. 44) "Established in a safe, unenvied throne." (Milton) 2. Conferring safety; securing from harm; not exposing to danger; confining securely; to be relied upon; not dangerous; as, a safe harbor; a safe bridge, etc. "The man of safe discretion." "The King of heaven hath doomed This place our dungeon, not our safe retreat." (Milton) 3. Incapable of doing harm; no longer dangerous; in secure care or custody; as, the prisoner is safe. "But Banquo's safe? Ay, my good lord, safe in a ditch he bides." (Shak) Safe hit, a hit which enables the batter to get to first base even if no error is made by the other side. 4. A place for keeping things in safety. Specifically: A strong and fireproof receptacle (as a movable chest of steel, etc, or a closet or vault of brickwork) for money, valuable papers, or the like. A ventilated or refrigerated chest or closet for securing provisions from noxious animals or insects. Synonym: Secure, unendangered, sure. Origin: OE. Sauf, F. Sauf, fr. L. Salvus, akin to salus health, welfare, safety. Cf. Salute, Salvation, Sage a plant, Save, Salvo an exception. (26 Mar 1998)

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