Associations to the word «Safe»


SAFE, adjective. Not in danger; free from harm's reach.
SAFE, adjective. Free from risk; harmless, riskless.
SAFE, adjective. Providing protection from danger; providing shelter.
SAFE, 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.
SAFE, adjective. Properly secured; secure.
SAFE, adjective. (used after a noun) (often forming a compound) Not susceptible to a specified source of harm.
SAFE, adjective. (UK) (slang) Great, cool, awesome, respectable; a term of approbation.
SAFE, adjective. Reliable.
SAFE, adjective. Cautious.
SAFE, noun. A box, usually made of metal, in which valuables can be locked for safekeeping.
SAFE, noun. (slang) A condom.
SAFE, noun. (dated) A ventilated or refrigerated chest or closet for securing provisions from noxious animals or insects.
SAFE AND SOUND, adjective. (idiomatic) Having come to no harm, especially after being exposed to danger.
SAFE AREA, noun. The area of a television image that is expected to be viewable on all television screens, including old ones that typically crop the borders of the image.
SAFE AS HOUSES, adjective. (simile) Very secure.
SAFE CONDUCT, noun. The security given by authority of a government to a stranger for his quietly coming into and passing out of the territories over which said government has jurisdiction or control.
SAFE HARBOR, noun. A safe haven.
SAFE HARBOR, noun. (business) (legal) A statutory, regulatory, or contractual provision that provides protection, usually from a penalty or liability.
SAFE HARBORS, noun. Plural of safe harbor
SAFE HARBOUR, noun. (UK) Alternative form of safe harbor
SAFE HARBOURS, noun. Plural of safe harbour
SAFE HAVEN, noun. A place of safety or refuge.
SAFE HAVEN, noun. A protected zone in a country, especially one designated for members of an ethnic or religious minority.
SAFE HAVEN, noun. An investment that would lose little of its value in the event of a stock market crash.
SAFE HAVEN, noun. A financially secure offshore bank or country during times of extreme uncertainty, or when domestic banks are suspected of becoming insolvent.
SAFE HAVEN, noun. The hours of the day when it is permissible for broadcasting radio stations in the United States to broadcast profanity over radio waves without fear of retribution from the FCC.
SAFE HAVENS, noun. Plural of safe haven
SAFE HIT, noun. (baseball) base hit
SAFE HOUSE, noun. A secure location, suitable for hiding witnesses, agents or other persons perceived as being in danger.
SAFE HOUSES, noun. Plural of safe house
SAFE IN THE KNOWLEDGE, adverb. Confidently, because one is certain that something relevant to the situation is true.
SAFE MODE, noun. (computing) (Microsoft Windows) A troubleshooting mode of Microsoft Windows in which most advanced functions are not activated.
SAFE PAIR OF HANDS, noun. (sports) the ability to catch and keep hold of [the ball, etc]
SAFE PAIR OF HANDS, noun. (metonym) A player who has a safe pair of hands
SAFE PAIR OF HANDS, noun. (figuratively) an experienced person (especially a leader) who can be trusted to do a decent job and not to make a serious mistake; often in relation to a task which is difficult and important; often suggesting blandness or a contrast to someone brilliant but erratic
SAFE PRIME, noun. Any prime number of the form 2p + 1, where p is also a prime.
SAFE PRIMES, noun. Plural of safe prime
SAFE ROOM, noun. A fortified room serving as a safe hiding place for the inhabitants of a building in the event of a break-in or emergency.
SAFE SEAT, noun. (chiefly British) A seat in a legislature that is traditionally held by one political party because of the make-up of the local electorate
SAFE SEATS, noun. Plural of safe seat
SAFE SEX, noun. Sexual activity engaged in by people who have taken precautions to protect themselves against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
SAFE SPACE, noun. A place that provides a tolerant environment for a marginalized group where they do not face mainstream stereotypes, or in which participants are required to share a given political or social viewpoint.
SAFE SPACES, noun. Plural of safe space
SAFE WORD, noun. Alternative form of safeword
SAFE WORDS, noun. Plural of safe word

Dictionary definition

SAFE, noun. Strongbox where valuables can be safely kept.
SAFE, noun. A ventilated or refrigerated cupboard for securing provisions from pests.
SAFE, noun. Contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse.
SAFE, adjective. Free from danger or the risk of harm; "a safe trip"; "you will be safe here"; "a safe place"; "a safe bet".
SAFE, adjective. (of an undertaking) secure from risk.
SAFE, adjective. Having reached a base without being put out; "the runner was called safe when the baseman dropped the ball".
SAFE, adjective. Financially sound; "a good investment"; "a secure investment".

Wise words

Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man.
Victor Hugo