Definitions for safeseɪf

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. safe(noun)

    strongbox where valuables can be safely kept

  2. safe(noun)

    a ventilated or refrigerated cupboard for securing provisions from pests

  3. 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

  4. safe(adj)

    free from danger or the risk of harm

    "a safe trip"; "you will be safe here"; "a safe place"; "a safe bet"

  5. safe(adj)

    (of an undertaking) secure from risk

  6. safe(p)(adj)

    having reached a base without being put out

    "the runner was called safe when the baseman dropped the ball"

  7. dependable, good, safe, secure(adj)

    financially sound

    "a good investment"; "a secure investment"


  1. safe(Noun)

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

  2. safe(Noun)

    A condom.

  3. safe(Adjective)

    Not in danger; free from harm's reach.

    Youu2019ll be safe here.

  4. safe(Adjective)

    Free from risk; harmless, riskless.

  5. safe(Adjective)

    Providing protection from danger; providing shelter.

    We have to find a safe spot, where we can hide out until this is over.

  6. safe(Adjective)

    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.

  7. safe(Adjective)

    Properly secured; secure.

    The documents are safe.

  8. safe(Adjective)

    Not in danger from the specified source of harm.

    dishwasher safe; dishwasher-safe

  9. safe(Adjective)

    Great, cool, awesome, respectable;

  10. safe(Adjective)


  11. safe(Adjective)


Webster Dictionary

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Safe

    incapable of doing harm; no longer dangerous; in secure care or custody; as, the prisoner is safe

  4. Safe(noun)

    a place for keeping things in safety

  5. Safe(noun)

    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

  6. Safe(noun)

    a ventilated or refrigerated chest or closet for securing provisions from noxious animals or insects

  7. Safe(verb)

    to render safe; to make right


  1. Safe

    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

  1. Safe

    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.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'safe' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1598

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'safe' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1661

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'safe' in Adjectives Frequency: #157


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of safe in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of safe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sadiq Khan:

    I'm confident that we are doing all that we can to keep our city safe, to keep Londoners safe and to keep visitors safe.

  2. Cheryl Tan:

    It's really important to remember that there is no safe amount, no safe time and no safe type of alcohol to drink during pregnancy.

  3. Thornton Wilder:

    It's when you're safe at home that you wish you were having an adventure. When you're having an adventure you wish you were safe at home.

  4. Jonathan Hewlett:

    I think when you talk to people from overseas, they still see London as a very safe, nice place to live, safe for security, safe for ownership of property.

  5. Glenn Saxe:

    The first kind of thought and feeling is, 'Am I safe? Are people close to me safe? Will something happen? Will people I depend on protect me?' you want to be assuring to your child, you want to communicate that you're ... doing everything you can do to keep them safe.

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