Synonyms of safety


1. safety, condition, status

usage: 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"

2. safety, refuge, area, country

usage: a safe place; "He ran to safety"

3. guard, safety, safety device, device

usage: a device designed to prevent injury or accidents

4. base hit, safety, hit

usage: (baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely

5. condom, rubber, safety, safe, prophylactic, contraceptive, preventive, preventative, contraceptive device, prophylactic device, birth control device

usage: contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse

6. safety, score

usage: a score in American football; a player is tackled behind his own goal line

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