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SAFE, adjective [Latin salvus, from salus, safety, health.]
1. Free from danger of any kind; as safe from enemies; safe from disease; safe from storms; safe from the malice of foes.
2. Free from hurt, injury or damage; as, to walk safe over red hot plowshares. We brought the goods safe to land.
3. Conferring safety; securing from harm; as a safe guide; a safe harbor; a safe bridge.
4. Not exposing to danger. Philippians 3:1.
5. No longer dangerous; placed beyond the power of doing harm; a ludicrous meaning.
Banquo's safe - Aye, my good lord, safe in a ditch.
SAFE, noun A place of safety; a place for securing provisions from noxious animals.
SAFE, verb transitive To render safe [Not in use.]
SAFE-CON'DUCT, noun [safe and conduct.]
That which gives a safe passage, either a convoy or guard to protect a person in an enemy's country or in a foreign country, or a writing, a pass or warrant of security given to a person by the sovereign of a country to enable him to travel with safety.
SA'FEGU'ARD, noun [safe and guard.]
1. He or that which defends or protects; defense; protection.
The sword, the safeguard of thy brother's throne.
2. A convoy or guard to protect a traveler.
3. A passport; a warrant of security given by a sovereign to protect a stranger within his territories; formerly, a protection granted to a stranger in prosecuting his rights in due course of law.
4. An outer petticoat to save women's clothes on horseback.
SA'FEGU'ARD, verb transitive To guard; to protect. [Little used.]
SAFE-KEE'PING, noun [safe and keep.] The act of keeping or preserving in safety from injury or from escape.
1. In a safe manner; without incurring danger or hazard of evil consequences. We may safely proceed, or safely conclude.
2. Without injury. We passed the river safely
3. Without escape; in close custody; as, to keep a prisoner safely
1. Freedom from danger; as the safeness of an experiment.
2. The state of being safe, or of conferring safety; as the safeness of a bridge or of a beat.
1. Freedom from danger or hazard; as the safety of an electrical experiment; the safety of a voyage.
I was not in safety nor had I rest. Job 3:26.
2. Exemption from hurt, injury or loss. We crossed the Atlantic in safety
SA'FETY-VALVE, noun A valve by means of which a boiler is preserved from bursting by the force of steam.