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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:
Noun1.safeness - the quality of being safe
characteristic - a distinguishing quality
dangerousness - the quality of not being safe

safeness

noun
The quality or state of being safe:
Translations
أمان
bezpečnost
sikkerhed
biztonságosság
öryggi

safeness

[ˈseɪfnɪs] Nseguridad f

safeness

nSicherheit f

safeness

[ˈseɪfnɪs] n (of construction, machine) → sicurezza

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.
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They say people conflate the look of the city with its safeness, and note that the violent crime is limited, targeted and geographically condensed.
In order to extract the maximum capacity safeness on the airspace, you need specific air traffic control equipment.
1]ne stressed, that a high focus has been put on the safeness of MAN Diesel & Turbo s dual-fuel gas technology and said: Due to compact, double-wall, gas-fuel pipes in the engine room and on the engine, the gas volume at any point in time within the engine is kept to a minimum, ensuring complete safety.
The combination of high strength and ductility that provide modern AHSS can allow thinner components to be used in the cars construction and also to improve the safeness due to their high energy-absorption capabilities.