safe/secure in the knowledge

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of safe/secure in the knowledge

: feeling safe or secure because one knows something specified
  • They went on vacation, safe in the knowledge that the farm would be well cared for while they were away.

Word by Word Definitions

safe play
  1. : free from harm or risk : unhurt

  2. : secure from threat of danger, harm, or loss

  3. : successful at getting to a base in baseball without being put out

  1. : a place or receptacle to keep articles (such as valuables) safe

  2. : condom

secure play
  1. : unwisely free from fear or distrust : overconfident

  2. : easy in mind : confident

  3. : assured in opinion or expectation : having no doubt

  1. : to relieve from exposure to danger : act to make safe against adverse contingencies

  2. : to put beyond hazard of losing or of not receiving : guarantee

  3. : to give pledge of payment to (a creditor) or of (an obligation)

knowledge play
  1. : the fact or condition of knowing something with familiarity gained through experience or association

  2. : acquaintance with or understanding of a science, art, or technique

  3. : the fact or condition of being aware of something


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