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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How to use safe in a sentence
Nicaragua also is one of the safest countries in the region.China’s Nicaragua Canal Could Spark a New Central America Revolution|Nina Lakhani|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Another blank band go to the cops who transformed New York into the safest big city in America.It’s Time for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans to Get a Parade of Their Own|Michael Daly|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And yet, regardless of what side of the industry a performer is on, they think their way is safest.Risky Business or None of Your Business? Gay XXX Films and the Condom Question|Aurora Snow|November 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Named the safest city in California, its 100,000 residents are mostly white and affluent.
If lax guns laws and more guns overall made people safer, the United States would be the safest place in the world.How the Gun Nuts Try to Excuse Away the Santa Barbara Slaughter—and Why They’re All Wrong|Cliff Schecter|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A few years ago the “Galette” was not the safest of places for a stranger to go to alone.The Real Latin Quarter|F. Berkeley Smith
Indeed it will probably be safest for beginners to continue this degree of heat until one-third of the leaf is dried.
If designed to be reared, the safest and least troublesome method, is to keep the calf on new milk.Domestic Animals|Richard L. Allen
This 132 seems one of the safest places on this very dangerous road.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XXI|Robert Louis Stevenson
One of the safest devices for bolting, or locking, a door against intruders is to use two sets of hinges.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
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