adjective, saf·er, saf·est.
- 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).
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Idioms for safe
Origin of safe
synonym study for safe
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Example sentences from the Web for safe
Simply driving to your aunt’s house for a Thanksgiving meal isn’t safe, either.The CDC’s Thanksgiving warning isn’t really about travel|Sy Mukherjee|November 20, 2020|Fortune
This data from New York doesn’t mean that all schools are safe to open in all environments.Schools are not spreading covid-19. This new data explains why.|Emily Oster|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The action means the FAA is satisfied that software and other fixes, and new pilot training, make the plane safe to fly again.FAA lifts ban on Boeing 737 Max after crashes in 2018 and 2019 grounded the jet|Michael Laris, Lori Aratani, Ian Duncan|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
They claim to be getting better and better at that, and one day they say they’ll be able to make the internet safe again for everyone.
We’re asking them to come in on budget, but also make sure everyone is safe.‘Logistical issues’: Confessions of a production exec on how coronavirus safety has changed her job|Kristina Monllos|November 18, 2020|Digiday
Certain weeds of the human bosom are prompt to flourish where safeness would seem to be guaranteed.The Celt and Saxon, Complete|George Meredith
British Dictionary definitions for safe
Derived forms of safesafely, adverbsafeness, noun
Word Origin for safe
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