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safe

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of safe

  1. 1 not exposed to the threat of loss or injury the minute the rain started, we looked for a place where we would be safe from a drenching downpour Synonyms of safe all right, alright, secure Words Related to safe hale, healthy, intact, sound, well, whole; scatheless, unharmed, unhurt, uninjured, unscathed Phrases home free Near Antonyms of safe damaged, harmed, hurt, injured, scathed, wounded Antonyms of safe endangered, exposed, imperiled (or imperilled), insecure, liable, open, subject (to), susceptible, threatened, unsafe, violable, vulnerable

  2. 2 providing safety we tried to find a safe place to hide our valuables while we went swimming Synonyms of safe secure, snug Words Related to safe guarding, protecting, safeguarding, sheltering, shielding; defended, guarded, protected, sheltered, shielded; impregnable, inviolable, invulnerable, unassailable, unconquerable Near Antonyms of safe menacing, minatory, parlous, perilous, threatening; undefended, unguarded, unprotected, vulnerable; precarious, treacherous, uncertain Antonyms of safe dangerous, hazardous, insecure, risky, unsafe

  3. 3 unlikely to provoke controversy or offense when chatting with strangers, she prefers to stick to safe topics such as the weather Synonyms of safe noncontroversial, uncontroversial Words Related to safe politically correct; hands-down, incontestable, incontrovertible, indisputable, indubitable, undeniable, unquestionable; irrefutable; certain, definite, positive, sure; uncontested, undisputed Near Antonyms of safe arguable, contestable, controvertible, debatable, disputable, doubtable, doubtful, moot, questionable; debated, disputed Antonyms of safe controversial, hot-button

  4. 4 having or showing a close attentiveness to avoiding danger or trouble rewarded safe drivers with lower insurance rates Synonyms of safe alert, cautious, chary, circumspect, conservative, considerate, gingerly, guarded, heedful, careful, waryWords Related to safe advertent, attentive, awake, observant, regardful, vigilant, watchful; hypercautious; foresighted, foresightful, forethoughtful, provident, thoughtful; cagey (also cagy), calculating, canny, shrewd; deliberate, slow; ultracareful, ultracautiousNear Antonyms of safe bold, brash, impetuous, rash, reckless, venturesome; asleep, inattentive, regardless; inconsiderate, thoughtless; lax, neglectful, negligent, remiss; imprudent, indiscreet, injudicious; absentminded, forgetful; inadvertent, unintentional, unplannedAntonyms of safe careless, heedless, incautious, unguarded, unmindful, unsafe, unwary

  5. 5 not causing or being capable of causing injury or hurt that pain reliever is safe for most people to take Synonyms of safe anodyne, benign, hurtless, innocent, innocuous, inoffensive, harmless, whiteWords Related to safe healthful, healthy, salubrious, wholesome; benignant; sound, trustworthy; gentle, gracious, mild; nonthreatening, painless, unobjectionable; noncorrosive, nondestructive, nonfatal, noninfectious, nonlethal, nonpoisonous, nonpolluting, nontoxic, nonvenomousNear Antonyms of safe poisonous, venomous; menacing, ominous, sinister, threatening; hazardous, imperiling (or imperilling), jeopardizing, parlous, perilous, risky, unsafe, unsound; nasty, noisome, unhealthful, unhealthy, unwholesome; offensive, painful, scathing, wounding; deadly, fatal, lethal, ruinous; destructive, insidious, malignant, noxious, pestilent, polluted, taintedAntonyms of safe adverse, bad, baleful, baneful, damaging, dangerous, deleterious, detrimental, evil, harmful, hurtful, ill, injurious, mischievous, nocuous, noxious, pernicious, prejudicial, wicked

  6. 6 worthy of one's trust she always offers safe advice Synonyms of safe calculable, good, reliable, responsible, dependable, secure, solid, steady, sure, tried, tried-and-true, true, trustable, trustworthy, trustyWords Related to safe constant, devoted, faithful, fast, loyal, staunch (also stanch), steadfast, true-blue; honest, sincere, single-minded; infallible, unerring; bedrock, firm, sound, strong; effective, telling; attested, authenticated, confirmed, proven, valid, validated, verified; blameless, faultless, guiltless, impeccable, inerrant, irreproachable, unimpeachable, unquestionableNear Antonyms of safe disloyal, faithless, false, fickle, inconstant, perfidious, recreant, traitorous, treacherous, unfaithful, untrue; deceitful, dishonest, lying, mendacious, untruthful; debatable, disputable, doubtable, doubtful, dubious, fishy, problematic (also problematical), questionable, shady, shaky, suspect, uncertain, unsound; hazardous, risky; unconfirmed, untriedAntonyms of safe dodgy [chiefly British], uncertain, undependable, unreliable, unsafe, untrustworthy


safe

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of safe

  1. a specially reinforced container to keep valuables safe the hotel recommended that we keep all our valuables in its safe during our stay Synonyms of safe coffer, safe-deposit box, strongbox Words Related to safe lockbox; vault; locker, storeroom, treasury; box, caddy, case, casket, chest, footlocker, locker, trunk



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