Definitions of safety

  1. contraceptive device consisting of a thin rubber or latex sheath worn over the penis during intercourse Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a device designed to prevent injury Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a score in American football; a player is tackled behind his own goal line Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. (baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions; "insure the safety of the children"; "the reciprocal of safety is risk" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  6. A safety touchdown. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. The condition or state of being safe; freedom from danger or hazard; exemption from hurt, injury, or loss. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Freedom from whatever exposes one to danger or from liability to cause danger or harm; safeness; hence, the quality of making safe or secure, or of giving confidence, justifying trust, insuring against harm or loss, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Preservation from escape; close custody. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Same as Safety touchdown, below. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. Short for bicycle. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Freedom from danger, injury, or damage; safe-keeping. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. Freedom from danger or loss: close custody. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  14. State of being safe; security. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  15. The state or condition of being safe. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. Freedom from danger, hurt, injury, or loss; close custody. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  17. The condition or quality of being safe; freedom from harm or danger; trustworthiness, as insuring against harm or loss; the quality of making safe or secure. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for safety

  1. " We cannot safety put much more on the schooners," he replied, " and I think we had better knock off and clear out." – The Second String by Nat Gould
  2. There all the thirsty creatures come to drink in safety – Dot and the Kangaroo by Ethel C. Pedley