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safety

safe·ty

safety

 
pronunciation:
seIf ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: safeties
definition: the condition of being safe from danger.
Sue wears a helmet for safety when she rides her bike.
antonyms:
danger, jeopardy, risk
similar words:
protection, security
Word Builder: safety +
  • safety latch:
    a latch that keeps a cabinet or container closed so that you cannot get to dangerous materials.
  • safety shoes:
    strong shoes that keep your feet safe from falling or moving objects.