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safety

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safety/ˈseɪfti/noun
pluralsafeties
safety
/ˈseɪfti/
noun
pluralsafeties
Learner's definition of SAFETY  
[noncount]  : freedom from harm or danger : the state of being safe — often used before another noun
[noncount]  : the state of not being dangerous or harmful
[noncount]  : a place that is free from harm or danger : a safe place
[count]US  : a device that prevents a gun from being fired accidentally
— called also safety catch
American football [count] 
: a defensive player whose position is far back from the line of scrimmage
   b  : a score of two points for the defensive team when an offensive player who has the ball is tackled behind his own team's goal line
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