What does safety net mean?

Definitions for safety net

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word safety net.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. safety net(noun)

    a guarantee of professional or financial security

  2. safety net(noun)

    a large strong net to catch circus acrobats who fall or jump from a trapeze


  1. safety net(Noun)

    A large net placed horizontally beneath performing aerialists such as trapeze artists or tightrope walkers, intended to catch a performer who falls and to protect him or her from harm.

  2. safety net(Noun)

    Anything, such as a governmental program, that provides security against extreme disadvantage or misfortune.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of safety net in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of safety net in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Charlton McIlwain:

    You've done all you can, you've worked hard and here you are with no safety net.

  2. Di Finizio:

    I am truly without any safety net, and if they touch me or try to grab me I will fall.

  3. Gordon Woo:

    Essentially it's providing a safety net for the whole world. It's nothing short of that.

  4. Matthew Davis:

    This impact was n’t limited to urban areas or population centers, or safety net hospitals.

  5. Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki:

    Sometimes he goes from one character to another, to another, in the same take with no safety net, so it is really, really hard.

Images & Illustrations of safety net

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