II. Prospective Volition
2. Subservience to ends; contingent subservience
[Nouns] safety, security, surety, impregnability; invulnerability, invulnerableness; danger past, danger over; storm blown over; coast clear; escape [more]; means of escape; blow valve, safety valve, release valve, sniffing valve; safeguard, palladium.
guardianship, wardship, wardenship; tutelage, custody, safekeeping; preservation [more]; protection, auspices.
safe-conduct, escort, convoy; guard, shield (defense) [more]; guardian angel; tutelary god, tutelary deity, tutelary saint; genius loci.
protector, guardian; warden, warder; preserver, custodian, duenna, chaperon, third person.
watchdog, bandog; Cerberus; watchman, patrolman, policeman; cop, dick, fuzz, smokey, peeler, zarp [all slang]; sentinel, sentry, scout (warning) [more]; garrison; guardship.
[Verbs] be safe; keep one's head above water, tide over, save one's bacon; ride out the storm, weather the storm; light upon one's feet, land on one's feet; bear a charmed life; escape [more].
make safe, render safe; protect; take care of (care) [more]; preserve [more]; cover, screen, shelter, shroud, flank, ward; guard (defend) [more]; secure (restrain) [more]; intrench, fence round (circumscribe) [more]; house, nestle, ensconce; take charge of.
escort, convoy; garrison; watch, mount guard, patrol.
seek safety; take shelter, find shelter [more].
[Adjectives] safe, secure, sure; in safety, in security; on the safe side; under the shield of, under the shade of, under the wing of, under the shadow of one's wing; under cover, under lock and key; out of danger, out of the woods, out of the meshes, out of harm's way; unharmed, unscathed; on sure ground, at anchor, high and dry, above water; unthreatened, unmolested; protected; cavendo tutus; panoplied (defended) [more].
snug, seaworthy; weatherproof, waterproof, fireproof.
defensible, tenable, proof against, invulnerable; unassailable, unattackable, impenetrable; impregnable, imperdible; inexpugnable; Achillean.
adv. ex abundanti cautela; with impunity.