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Lockbox vs. Safe

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Lockbox

A box with a built-in lock; a safe.
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Safe

A safe (also called a strongbox or coffer) is a secure lockable box used for securing valuable objects against theft and/or damage from fire. A safe is usually a hollow cuboid or cylinder, with one face being removable or hinged to form a door.
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Lockbox

A box of strong and durable construction, fitted with a lock, used for the purpose of protecting valuable items, such as money or jewelry; a strongbox.
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Safe

Free from danger or injury; undamaged or unhurt
He returned from the voyage safe and sound.
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Lockbox

A fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables
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Safe

Not exposed to the threat of danger or harm
The children were safe at home all through the storm.
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Safe

Usable in specified conditions without being damaged. Often used in combination
A microwave safe container.
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Safe

Free from risk; not liable to be lost; sure
A safe bet.
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Safe

Affording protection
A safe place.
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Safe

(Baseball) Having reached a base without being put out, as a batter or base runner.
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Safe

A metal container usually having a lock, used for storing valuables.
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Safe

A repository for protecting stored items, especially a cooled compartment for perishable foods
A cheese safe.
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Safe

Not in danger; out of harm's reach.
You’ll be safe here.
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Safe

Free from risk.
It’s safe to eat this.
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Safe

Providing protection from danger; providing shelter.
We have to find a safe spot, where we can hide out until this is over.
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Safe

(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.
The pitcher attempted to pick off the runner at first, but he was safe.
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Safe

In a location that renders it difficult to hit with the cue ball.
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Safe

Properly secured.
The documents are safe.
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Safe

Not susceptible to a specified source of harm.
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Safe

Great, cool, awesome, respectable; a term of approbation, often as interjection.
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Safe

(slang) Lenient, usually describing a teacher that is easy-going.
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Safe

Reliable; trusty.
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Safe

Cautious.
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Safe

(programming) Of a programming language, type-safe or more generally offering well-defined behavior despite programming errors.
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Safe

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

(slang) A condom.
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Safe

(dated) A ventilated or refrigerated chest or closet for securing provisions from noxious animals or insects.
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Safe

A safety bicycle.
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Safe

(transitive) To make something safe.
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Safe

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.
They escaped all safe to land.
Established in a safe, unenvied throne.
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Safe

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 King of heaven hath doomedThis place our dungeon, not our safe retreat.
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Safe

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.
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Safe

A place for keeping things in safety.
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Safe

To render safe; to make right.
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Safe

Strongbox where valuables can be kept safe
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Safe

A ventilated or refrigerated cupboard for securing provisions from pests
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Safe

Contraceptive device consisting of a thin rubber or latex sheath worn over the penis during intercourse
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Safe

Free from danger or the risk of harm;
A safe trip
You will be safe here
A safe place
A safe bet
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Safe

Of an undertaking
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Safe

Having reached a base without being put out;
The runner was called safe when the baseman dropped the ball
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Safe

Financially sound;
A good investment
A secure investment
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Safe

In safekeeping;
Your secret is safe with me
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