strongbox where valuables can be safely kept
a ventilated or refrigerated cupboard for securing provisions from pests
condom, rubber, safety, safe, prophylactic(adj)
contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse
free from danger or the risk of harm
"a safe trip"; "you will be safe here"; "a safe place"; "a safe bet"
(of an undertaking) secure from risk
having reached a base without being put out
"the runner was called safe when the baseman dropped the ball"
dependable, good, safe, secure(adj)
"a good investment"; "a secure investment"
A box, usually made of metal, in which valuables can be locked for safekeeping.
Not in danger; free from harm's reach.
Youu2019ll be safe here.
Free from risk; harmless, riskless.
Providing protection from danger; providing shelter.
We have to find a safe spot, where we can hide out until this is over.
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.
Properly secured; secure.
The documents are safe.
Not in danger from the specified source of harm.
dishwasher safe; dishwasher-safe
Great, cool, awesome, respectable;
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
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
incapable of doing harm; no longer dangerous; in secure care or custody; as, the prisoner is safe
a place for keeping things in safety
a strong and fireproof receptacle (as a movable chest of steel, etc., or a closet or vault of brickwork) for containing money, valuable papers, or the like
a ventilated or refrigerated chest or closet for securing provisions from noxious animals or insects
to render safe; to make right
A safe is a secure lockable box used for securing valuable objects against theft or damage. A safe is usually a hollow cuboid or cylinder, with one face removable or hinged to form a door. The body and door may be cast from metal or formed out of plastic through blow molding. A less secure version is usually called a cash-box.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sāf, adj. unharmed: free from danger or injury: secure: securing from danger or injury: no longer dangerous: clear: trusty: sound: certain.—n. a chest or closet for money, &c., safe against fire, thieves, &c., generally of iron: a chest or cupboard for meats: (coll.) a safety-bicycle.—v.t. to safeguard.—v.t. Safe′-conduct′ (Spens.).—ns. Safe′-con′duct, a writing, passport, or guard granted to a person to enable him to travel with safety; Safe′-depos′it, a safe storage for valuables; Safe′guard, he who, or that which, guards or renders safe: protection: a guard, passport, or warrant to protect a traveller: a rail-guard at railway switches: (zool.) a monitor lizard.—v.t. to protect.—n. Safe′-keep′ing, preservation from injury or from escape.—adv. Safe′ly, in a safe manner.—ns. Safe′ness; Safe′-pledge, a surety for one's appearance at a day assigned; Safe′ty, freedom from danger or loss: close custody: a safeguard: Safe′ty-arch (archit.), an arch built in the body of a wall to relieve the pressure, as over a door or window; Safe′ty-belt, a belt made of some buoyant material, or capable of being inflated, for helping a person to float; Safe′ty-bī′cycle, a low-wheeled bicycle; Safe′ty-buoy, a buoy for helping a person to float: a life-preserver; Safe′ty-cage (mining), a cage by which a fall would be prevented in case of the breakage of the rope by means of safety-catches; Safe′ty-chain, a check-chain of a car-truck: a safety-link; Safe′ty-fuse, a waterproof woven tube enclosing an inflammable substance which burns at a regular rate; Safe′ty-hoist, a hoisting-gear so arranged as to prevent its load being thrown precipitately down in case of accident; Safe′ty-lamp, a lamp surrounded by wire-gauze, used for safety in mines on account of the inflammable gases; Safe′ty-lock, a lock that cannot be picked by ordinary means: in firearms, a lock with some device for preventing accidental discharge; Safe′ty-match, a match which can be ignited only on a surface specially prepared for the purpose; Safe′ty-pā′per, a paper so prepared as to resist alteration by chemical or mechanical means; Safe′ty-pin, a pin in the form of a clasp with a guard covering its point; Safe′ty-plug, a plug of soft metal in an opening in a steam-boiler, so as to melt when the temperature rises to its fusing-point, and allow of an escape of steam; Safe′ty-rein, a rein for preventing a horse from running away; Safe′ty-stop, a contrivance for preventing accidents in machinery; Safe′ty-tube, a tube used in chemical operations to prevent the bursting of vessels by gas, and for other purposes; Safe′ty-valve, a valve in the top of a steam-boiler, which lets out the steam when the pressure is too great for safety. [O. Fr. sauf—L. salvus; prob. allied to solus.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'safe' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1598
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'safe' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1661
Rank popularity for the word 'safe' in Adjectives Frequency: #157
The numerical value of safe in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of safe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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- أَمِين, سَالِم, آمِنArabic
- бяспе́чны, сейфBelarusian
- caixa forta, segur, salvCatalan, Valencian
- trezor, bezpečný, sejfCzech
- gefahrlos, sicher, Tresor, SafeGerman
- ασφαλής, ακίνδυνοςGreek
- cofre, seguro, caja fuerte, salvoSpanish
- kassakaappi, turvassa, siisti, turvallinen, tallessa, kestävä, tallelokeroFinnish
- en sécurité, sûr, coffre, sauf, coffre-fort, à l'abri, en lieu sûr, [[sans]] [[danger]]French
- feilichWestern Frisian
- dìonach, sàbhailteScottish Gaelic
- cofre, seguro, caixa forte, salvoGalician
- ապահով, անվտանգArmenian
- cassa forte, coffroInterlingua
- 安全, 金庫Japanese
- საიმედო, დაცული, სეიფი, უვნებელი, უსაფრთხოGeorgian
- boksiKalaallisut, Greenlandic
- 안전하다, 금고Korean
- drošs, sveiksLatvian
- veilig, kluis, veiliggesteld, safe, zekergesteld, ongevaarlijkDutch
- trygg, sikker, safe, tryggeNorwegian
- cofre, massa, salvo, seguro, a salvo, certo, legalPortuguese
- безопа́сный, сейф, [[в]] [[безопасность, надёжный, безопасноRussian
- trèzōr, sȅfSerbo-Croatian
- sef, varenSlovene
- trygg, säker, kassaskåp, riskfri, -säkerSwedish
- сейф, безпе́чнийUkrainian
- tủ sắt, an toàn, két sắtVietnamese
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