Student Thesaurus

One entry found for safety.
Entry Word: safety
Function: noun
Text: 1 the state of not being exposed to danger <we were lucky to make it to safety just as the lions broke loose from their cage at the zoo>
Synonyms protection, safeness, security
Related Words aegis, defense, guardianship, ward; guard, safeguard, screen, shield; asylum, harbor, haven, refuge, retreat, shelter; inviolability, invulnerability
Near Antonyms hazard, risk, threat; instability, precariousness
Antonyms danger, distress, endangerment, imperilment, jeopardy, peril, trouble
2 a protective device (as on a weapon) to prevent accidental operation <the gun couldn't be fired as long as the safety was on>
Synonyms guard
Related Words lock