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safe

safe

 
 
pronunciation:
seIf
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: safer, safest
definition 1: providing protection from harm, loss, or damage; not dangerous.
The deer found a safe place in the forest.
synonyms:
protected, secure
antonyms:
dangerous
similar words:
defended, sheltered
definition 2: not in danger; free from harm or risk.
We were safe at home when the storm began.
synonyms:
protected, secure
antonyms:
dangerous
similar words:
all right, shielded
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a strong metal box with a lock that is used for keeping money and valuable things.
Some people keep their jewelry in a safe.
derivations: safely (adv.), safeness (n.)
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  • safely:
    in a safe way.
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