|1.||[ noun ] 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"
|Related terms:||danger condition security invulnerability biosafety salvation risklessness|
|2.||[ noun ] a safe place|
"He ran to safety"
|Related terms:||area harborage|
|3.||[ noun ] a device designed to prevent injury|
|Related terms:||device safety_catch fender|
|4.||[ noun ] (baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely|
|Related terms:||hit homer double single triple baseball baseball|
|5.||[ noun ] (sexuality) contraceptive device consisting of a thin rubber or latex sheath worn over the penis during intercourse|
|Synonyms:||rubber safe prophylactic condom|
|6.||[ noun ] (sport,american football) a score in American football; a player is tackled behind his own goal line|
|Related terms:||score American_football|