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Unsafe vs. Safe

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Unsafeadjective

Not safe; dangerous.

Safeadjective

Not in danger; out of harm's reach.

‘You’ll be safe here.’;

Unsafeadjective

lacking in security or safety;

‘his fortune was increasingly insecure’; ‘an insecure future’;

Safeadjective

Free from risk; harmless, riskless.

‘It’s safe to eat this.’;

Unsafeadjective

involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm;

‘a dangerous criminal’; ‘a dangerous bridge’; ‘unemployment reached dangerous proportions’;

Safeadjective

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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Unsafeadjective

not safe from attack

Safeadjective

(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.’;

Safeadjective

Properly secured; secure.

‘The documents are safe.’;

Safeadjective

Not susceptible to a specified source of harm.

‘dishwasher safe;’;

Safeadjective

Great, cool, awesome, respectable; a term of approbation.

Safeadjective

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

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Safeadjective

Reliable; trusty.

Safeadjective

Cautious.

Safenoun

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

Safenoun

(slang) A condom.

Safenoun

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

Safenoun

A safety bicycle.

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Safeverb

(transitive) To make something safe.

Safeadjective

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.’;

Safeadjective

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.’;

Safeadjective

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.’;

Safenoun

A place for keeping things in safety.

Safeverb

To render safe; to make right.

Safenoun

strongbox where valuables can be kept safe

Safenoun

a ventilated or refrigerated cupboard for securing provisions from pests

Safenoun

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

Safeadjective

free from danger or the risk of harm;

‘a safe trip’; ‘you will be safe here’; ‘a safe place’; ‘a safe bet’;

Safeadjective

of an undertaking

Safeadjective

having reached a base without being put out;

‘the runner was called safe when the baseman dropped the ball’;

Safeadjective

financially sound;

‘a good investment’; ‘a secure investment’;

Safeadjective

in safekeeping;

‘your secret is safe with me’;

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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