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).
Origin of safe
SYNONYMS FOR safe
Examples from the Web for unsafely
More serious still, the slum dwellers face enormous risk from unsafely built environments.
I reached for it without considering how unsafely I was lying there, when suddenly I felt myself slipping down.Hadda Padda|Godmunder Kamban
British Dictionary definitions for unsafely
Derived Formssafely, adverbsafeness, noun
Word Origin for safe
Idioms and Phrases with unsafely
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