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Entry Word: safe
Function: adjective
Text: 1 not exposed to the threat of loss or injury <the minute the rain started, we ran to a place where we were safe from getting wet>
Synonyms all right, alright, secure
Related Words hale, healthy, intact, sound, well, whole; scatheless, unharmed, unhurt, uninjured, unscathed
Near Antonyms damaged, harmed, hurt, injured, scathed, wounded
Antonyms endangered, imperiled, insecure, liable, threatened, unsafe, vulnerable
2 providing safety <we tried to find a safe place to hide the candy>
Synonyms secure, snug
Related Words guarding, protecting, safeguarding, sheltering, shielding; defended, guarded, protected, sheltered, shielded; impregnable, inviolable, invulnerable, unassailable, unconquerable
Near Antonyms undefended, unguarded, unprotected, vulnerable
Antonyms dangerous, hazardous, insecure, risky, unsafe
3 having or showing a close attentiveness to avoiding danger or trouble <rewarded safe drivers with lower insurance rates> -- see CAREFUL 1
4 not causing injury or hurt <that pain reliever is safe for most people to take> -- see HARMLESS
5 worthy of one's trust <she always offers safe advice> -- see DEPENDABLE