- a dwelling or building whose conventional appearance makes it a safe or inconspicuous place for hiding, taking refuge, or carrying on clandestine activities.
Origin of safe house
First recorded in 1960–65
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Related Words for safe houseasylum, cloister, haven, hermitage, protection, refuge, retreat, sanctuary, security, shelter
- a place used secretly by undercover agents, terrorists, etc, as a meeting place or refuge
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