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1 safe /ˈseɪf/ adjective
safer; safest
1 safe
/ˈseɪf/
adjective
safer; safest
Learner's definition of SAFE
[also more safe; most safe]
not used before a noun
: not able or likely to be hurt or harmed in any way : not in danger
: not able or likely to be lost, taken away, or given away
: not involving or likely to involve danger, harm, or loss
: providing protection from danger, harm, or loss
: not causing harm : not dangerous
: not likely to cause a bad result : not risky
: not likely to take risks : cautious or careful
: not likely to cause disagreement or argument
baseball : successful at getting to a base without being put out

in safe hands

see 1hand

— safely

adverb
2 safe /ˈseɪf/ adverb
2 safe
/ˈseɪf/
adverb
Learner's definition of SAFE
chiefly US, informal
3 safe /ˈseɪf/ noun
plural safes
3 safe
/ˈseɪf/
noun
plural safes
Learner's definition of SAFE
[count]
: a strong metal box with a lock that is used to store money or valuable things
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