Synonyms and Antonyms of safety
1 the state of not being exposed to danger we were lucky to make it to safety just as the lions broke loose from their cage at the zoo Synonyms of safety protection, safeness, security Words Related to safety aegis (also egis), cover, defense, guardianship, ward; guard, safeguard, screen, shield; asylum, harbor, haven, refuge, retreat, shelter; impregnability, impregnableness, invincibility, invincibleness, inviolability, inviolableness, invulnerability, invulnerableness Near Antonyms of safety hazard, risk, threat; instability, precariousness; harm's way; exposure, liability, openness, violability, vulnerability, vulnerableness; susceptibility, susceptibleness Antonyms of safety danger, distress, endangerment, imperilment, jeopardy, peril, trouble
2 a protective device (as on a weapon) to prevent accidental operation the gun couldn't be fired as long as the safety was on Synonyms of safety guard Words Related to safety fail-safe; lock; defense, protection, safeguard, shield
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