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safe

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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2 providing safety
  • we tried to find a safe place to hide our valuables while we went swimming

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3 unlikely to provoke controversy or offense
  • when chatting with strangers, she prefers to stick to safe topics such as the weather

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safe

noun

Synonyms of safe (Entry 2 of 2)

a specially reinforced container to keep valuables safe
  • the hotel recommended that we keep all our valuables in its safe during our stay

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The first known use of safe was in the 14th century

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“Safe.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/safe. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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