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safe

 (sāf)
adj. saf·er, saf·est
1.
a. Free from danger or injury; undamaged or unhurt: He returned from the voyage safe and sound.
b. Not exposed to the threat of danger or harm: The children were safe at home all through the storm.
c. Usable in specified conditions without being damaged. Often used in combination: a microwave safe container.
2. Free from risk; not liable to be lost; sure: a safe bet.
3. Affording protection: a safe place.
4. Baseball Having reached a base without being put out, as a batter or base runner.
n.
1. A metal container usually having a lock, used for storing valuables.
2. A repository for protecting stored items, especially a cooled compartment for perishable foods: a cheese safe.

[Middle English sauf, from Old French, from Latin salvus, healthy; see sol- in Indo-European roots.]

safe′ly adv.
safe′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.safely - with safety; in a safe manner; "we are safely out of there"

safely

adverb in safety, securely, with impunity, without risk, with safety, safe and sound 'Drive safely,' he said, and waved goodbye.
Translations
بأمان
bezpečně
i god behold
örugglega
varno
güvenli bir şekildekazasız belâsız

safely

[ˈseɪflɪ] ADV
1. (= without danger) it can safely be frozen for monthsse puede congelar sin ningún problema or sin peligro durante varios meses
you can walk about quite safely in this townno se corre peligro andando por esta ciudad, no es peligroso andar por esta ciudad
drive safely!conduce con prudencia or cuidado
I can safely say thatpuedo afirmar con toda seguridad or sin miedo a equivocarme que ...
2. (= without incident) [land, return] (gen) → sin ningún percance; (in the midst of danger) → sano y salvo
to arrive safelyllegar bien, llegar sin ningún percance
3. (= securely) all the doors were safely shuttodas las puertas estaban bien cerradas
to put sth away safelyguardar algo en un lugar seguro
she was safely tucked up in bedestaba bien metidita en la cama
the dogs were safely locked in the vanlos perros estaban encerrados en la furgoneta, donde no podían hacer daño
he's safely through to the semi-finalya se ha asegurado el paso a las semifinales
now that the exams are safely out of the way we can relax a bitahora que no tenemos la preocupación de los exámenes podemos relajarnos un poco

safely

[ˈseɪfli] adv
(= without risk) [travel, go out] → en toute sécurité
The waste is safely disposed of → Les déchets sont éliminés de façon sûre.
drive safely! → soyez prudent!
(= without mishap) → sans encombre
We arrived home safely → Nous sommes arrivés à la maison sans encombre.
(= confidently)
I can safely say → Je peux dire à coup sûr ...safe passage n
to grant sb safe passage → accorder un laissez-passer à qnsafe seat n (POLITICS)siège m sûrsafe sex nrapports mpl sexuels sans risque; (with condom)rapports mpl sexuels protégés

safely

adv (= unharmed) arrive, get homewohlbehalten, heil; (= without problems also)sicher, gut; (= without running risks)unbesorgt, gefahrlos; drivevorsichtig; (= solidly, firmly)sicher, fest; (= not dangerously)ungefährlich; drive safely!fahr vorsichtig!; she held the door open until we were all safely insidesie hielt die Tür auf, bis wir alle sicher drinnen waren; we can safely estimate that …wir können mit einiger Sicherheit annehmen, dass …; I think I can safely say/claim/assume …ich glaube, ich kann wohl or ruhig sagen/behaupten/annehmen …; I got safely through the first interviewich bin gut or heil durch das erste Interview gekommen; the election is now safely out of the waydie Wahlen haben wir jetzt zum Glück hinter uns; money safely deposited in the banksicher auf der Bank deponiertes Geld; safely investedsicher angelegt; to put something away safelyetw an einem sicheren Ort verwahren; he put it safely away in a drawerer verwahrte es sicher in einer Schublade; put it safely out of the reach of the childrenbringen Sie es vor den Kindern in Sicherheit; he’s safely locked away in prisoner sitzt hinter Schloss und Riegel; once the children are safely tucked up in bedwenn die Kinder erst mal im Bett sind; he was safely tucked up in beder lag wohlvermummt im Bett; you can now safely turn off your computerSie können den Computer jetzt ausschalten

safely

[ˈseɪflɪ] adv (securely) → al sicuro; (without danger) → senza (correre) rischi, tranquillamente; (without accident) to arrive safelyarrivare sano/a e salvo/a
I can safely say ... → posso tranquillamente asserire...

safe1

(seif) adjective
1. (negative unsafe) protected, or free (from danger etc). The children are safe from danger in the garden.
2. providing good protection. You should keep your money in a safe place.
3. unharmed. The missing child has been found safe and well.
4. not likely to cause harm. These pills are safe for children.
5. (of a person) reliable. a safe driver; He's a very fast driver but he's safe enough.
ˈsafeness noun
ˈsafely adverb
without harm or risk. He got home safely.
ˈsafety noun
the state of being safe. I worry about the children's safety on these busy roads; a place of safety; (also adjective) safety goggles; safety helmet.
ˈsafeguard noun
anything that gives security or protection. a safeguard against burglary.
verb
to protect. Put a good lock on your door to safeguard your property.
ˈsafety-belt noun
a fixed belt in a car or aircraft used to keep a passenger from being thrown out of the seat in an accident, crash etc.
safety lamp
a type of lamp used in mines that does not set fire to any inflammable gases there.
ˈsafety measures noun plural
They took safety measures to prevent another accident
ˈsafety-pin noun
a pin that has a cover over its point when it is closed.
safety valve
a valve eg on a pressure cooker that opens if the pressure of the steam in it becomes too great.
be on the safe side
to avoid risk or danger. I'll lock the door just to be on the safe side.
safe and sound
unharmed. He returned safe and sound.
References in classic literature ?
Ah, we safely may trust to its gleaming, And be sure it will lead us aright -- We safely may trust to a gleaming That cannot but guide us aright, Since it flickers up to Heaven through the night.
However, by carefully picking their way, they got safely along until they reached solid ground.
It will indeed deserve the most vigilant and careful attention of the people, to see that it be modeled in such a manner as to admit of its being safely vested with the requisite powers.
It was wonderful how such a little thing could get safely across the street, often thronged with horses and carriages; but she was a brave little maid, and felt it quite an honor to bring "father's first course", as he used to call it.
No man would keep his hands off what was not his own when he could safely take what he liked out of the market, or go into houses and lie with any one at his pleasure, or kill or release from prison whom he would, and in all respects be like a God among men.
There were beasts, of course, but we came through safely.
Black Michael sent a small boat filled with men to sound the entrance in an effort to determine if the Fuwalda could be safely worked through the entrance.
For this I shall impatiently wait, and meanwhile can safely assure you that I never was more at ease, or better satisfied with myself and everything about me than at the present hour.
In accordance with this rule it may safely be assumed that the forefathers of Boston had built the first prison-house somewhere in the Vicinity of Cornhill, almost as seasonably as they marked out the first burial-ground, on Isaac Johnson's lot, and round about his grave, which subsequently became the nucleus of all the congregated sepulchres in the old churchyard of King's Chapel.
MY DEAR GIRL -- The box containing the articles of costumes which you took away by mistake has come safely to hand.
Very well,' said the Mother Dragon; 'but if you wish to enter my service, you must first lead my mare out to the meadow and look after her for three days; but if you don't bring her home safely every evening, we will eat you up.
For the same reason that the limited powers of the Congress, and the control of the State legislatures, justify less frequent elections than the public safely might otherwise require, the members of the Congress need be less numerous than if they possessed the whole power of legislation, and were under no other than the ordinary restraints of other legislative bodies.