Definition for safe

adjective as in cautious, conservative

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Example Sentences

You only need live attenuated viruses when you don’t have a safer one.

Stephan would like the public to think that injunctions are keeping our communities safe from the most violent gang-members.

The Mission Valley aquifer doesn’t produce a ton of water, but what is there is safe from potential earthquakes and sea water seeping in as a result of climate change.

It begins when even places like California’s suburbs are no longer safe.

This approach may take longer but will be much more safer and effective long-term.

And it must make sure that the platform of debate where we can freely exchange ideas is safe and sound.

They called for peace, reconciliation, and the safe return of Father Gregorio.

Their leader, Njie, still going by “Dave” during the operation, would stay a safe distance away until the State House was secure.

“We wish each and every one of you a happy and safe new year,” Giorgio said at the very end.

There was Carol White, a ho-hum homemaker who finds herself besieged by multiple chemical sensitivity in Safe.

A desultory conversation on politics, in which neither took the slightest interest, was a safe neutral ground.

The governor of the fortress was provided with a safe residence in Egypt, and an annual pension of 75,000 piasters.

Could this be the safe old house in which childish days had passed, in which all around were always friendly and familiar faces?

The truth is, it is not safe to trot down such mountains and hardly to ride down them at all.

What reliance could repose upon a house, divided against itself—not safe from the extravagance and pillage of its own members?


On this page you'll find 197 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to safe, such as: intact, protected, secure, okay, snug, and cherished.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.