Definition for safety

noun as in protection from harm

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Example Sentences

The unidentified employee asked whether the rating of the system’s risks should be raised, which may have prompted a more thorough safety review.

From Fortune

While the active pharmaceutical ingredient remains the same, excipients may be different, and even seemingly slight differences can significantly impact patient safety.

Customers are given about 48 hours’ notice, at the most, that their power will be cut — known as a public safety power shutoff.

Milton claimed the parts had been taken out of the truck for safety reasons.

He said this was especially true for vaccines, which are tested on healthy people, and therefore have a higher safety threshold for adverse side effects than medicines that are designed to treat people who are already ill.

From Fortune

A passing off-duty school safety officer named Fred Lucas said that he had been told the man was a drug dealer.

“This is the only place in the souk you can buy safety pins,” he said.

The accident rate in Asia has marred what was in 2014 a banner year for aviation safety.

Not for the benefit of the harasser, of course, but for your own safety.

There was virtually no government oversight of safety and operational standards.

To Berthier, if to any one, Bonaparte entrusted his secret designs, for he knew that he could do so in safety.

These residents then killed the parish priest, and without arms fled for safety to the mountain ravines.

Juan de Messa lost his head, and ran down stairs, thinking that his safety lay there.

In short, in a few minutes, he might have the safety of his father, and the preservation of Europe in his hand.

In that instant I felt fingers tighten on my arm, tighten till they bit into the flesh, and I was pulled back into safety.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to safety, such as: freedom, security, assurance, asylum, cover, and defense.

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