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Definition of SAFE

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Safe \Safe\, n.
     A place for keeping things in safety. Specifically: (a) A strong and fireproof receptacle (as a movable chest of steel, etc., or a closet or vault of brickwork) for containing money, valuable papers, or the like. (b) A ventilated or refrigerated chest or closet for securing provisions from noxious animals or insects. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Safe \Safe\, a. [Compar. {Safer}; superl. {Safest}.] [OE. sauf, F. sauf, fr. L. salvus, akin to salus health, welfare, safety. Cf. {Salute}, {Salvation}, {Sage} a plant, {Save}, {Salvo} an exception.]
     1. Free from harm, injury, or risk; untouched or unthreatened by danger or injury; unharmed; unhurt; secure; whole; as, safe from disease; safe from storms; safe from foes. "And ye dwelled safe." --1 Sam. xii. 11. [1913 Webster]

              They escaped all safe to land.        --Acts xxvii.
                                                    44. [1913 Webster]

              Established in a safe, unenvied throne. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

     2. Conferring safety; securing from harm; not exposing to danger; confining securely; to be relied upon; not dangerous; as, a safe harbor; a safe bridge, etc. "The man of safe discretion." --Shak. [1913 Webster]

              The King of heaven hath doomed
              This place our dungeon, not our safe retreat.
                                                    --Milton. [1913 Webster]

     3. Incapable of doing harm; no longer dangerous; in secure care or custody; as, the prisoner is safe. [1913 Webster]

              But Banquo's safe?
              Ay, my good lord, safe in a ditch he bides. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

     {Safe hit} (Baseball), a hit which enables the batter to get to first base even if no error is made by the other side. [1913 Webster]

     Syn: Secure; unendangered; sure.
          [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Safe \Safe\, v. t.
     To render safe; to make right. [Obs.] --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

SAFE
         Security And Freedom through Encryption [law] (USA, cryptography)


V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2013) [vera]

135 Moby Thesaurus words for "safe":
     Fort Knox, OK, acceptable, all right, allowable, appropriate, armed, bank, bona fide, bursary, calculating, canny, careful, cash register, cashbox, cautious, chary, chest, circumspect, cloaked, coffer, coin box, conservative, considerate, copyrighted, correct, covered, crypt, defended, deliberate, dependable, depository, discreet, exchequer, fisc, gingerly, gold depository, guarded, guarding, harmless, healthy, heedful, hesitant, immune, immunized, impregnable, innocent, innocuous, inoffensive, insured, intact, inviolable, invulnerable, judicious, justifiable, justified, leaving out nothing, locker, mindful, money chest, noncommittal, okay, on guard, overlooking no possibility, patented, pawky, penny bank, permissible, piggy bank, policed, politic, pork barrel, proper, protected, protecting, prudent, public crib, public till, public treasury, public trough, regardful, reliable, repository, right, riskless, safe and sound, safe-deposit box, safeguarded, safeguarding, safely, satisfactory, scatheless, screened, secure, secured, securely, sheltered, sheltering, shielded, shielding, slow to act, solid, sound, storehouse, strong room, strongbox, subtreasury, suitable, sure, tentative, thorough, till, timely, treasure-house, treasury, tried and true, unadventurous, unassailable, uncommunicative, undamaged, undaring, unenterprising, unharmed, unhurt, uninjured, uninjurious, unpolluted, unprecipitate, unscathed, unthreatened, untouched, vault, wary, whole, wholesome


Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]


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