- reaching base without being put out: safe on the throw to first base.
- making it possible to reach a base: a safe slide.
- a pan for catching leakage.
- template (def. 7).
Idioms about safe
Origin of safe
synonym study for safe
OTHER WORDS FROM safe
How to use safe in a sentence
As entomologists, we believe that introducing insects in the classroom, paired with teaching students about insect behavior and environmental roles, will give students a safe place to observe and appreciate these organisms.Insects can be the ultimate teaching tool for kids|By Kawahara, Ennes & Markee/The Conversation|November 20, 2020|Popular-Science
It’s to focus on all the measures that will keep them — and their families, friends and neighbors — safe outside the classroom.Schools are not spreading covid-19. This new data explains why.|Emily Oster|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
I’m there to learn, I’m there to feel safe, and I just didn’t.Virginia chemistry teacher asked students to insert ‘neon . . . neck’ to describe how George Floyd died|Hannah Natanson|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
It would be safe to assume that Romney would be one of those two Republicans.Just because an attempt to steal an election is ludicrous and ham-handed doesn’t mean it can’t work|Philip Bump|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
It’s the cost of keeping a society safe so that soon we can throw away the masks, smile with more than our eyes and hug tight the people who are suffering most of all.The pandemic isn’t ending anytime soon. And our bodies are feeling the stress.|Petula Dvorak|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Had they been properly trained, they could and should have flown themselves safely out of the emergency.Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
With the midterm elections safely in the rearview mirror, Obama is on legacy patrol.
The Affordable Care Act is safely embedded, with repeal unlikely even with a freshly minted Republican Senate.
Or bold stands that may not preserve our security today or tomorrow, but keep our principles safely intact?
When you are safely out, you give your password to the smuggler who calls it in to the broker to release the funds.Inside the Smuggling Networks Flooding Europe with Refugees|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We do not know here what became of her, whether she was lost or arrived safely in Nueva España.
Immediately Messa went up the stairs, and safely reached a large room where two candles were burning on a buffet.
Next morning Rome rang with the affair; by noon all three Englishmen were safely over the frontier.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
This is one of the truths which sloth, rapacity and extravagance are slow to learn, yet which they cannot safely ignore.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
And it may safely be said that with its improvement, has arisen also the extension and wide spread practice of music generally.Violins and Violin Makers|Joseph Pearce
British Dictionary definitions for safe
Derived forms of safesafely, adverbsafeness, noun
Word Origin for safe
Other Idioms and Phrases with safe
In addition to the idioms beginning with safe
- safe and sound
- safe as houses
- better safe than sorry
- on the safe side
- play it safe