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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 ?
Keeping that warning carefully in mind, Margaret got safely downstairs and sailed into the drawing rooms where the Moffats and a few early guests were assembled.
With Hop Higgins safely stowed away in the chair behind the stove only three people were awake in Winesburg.
He was up early the next morning, for they were to leave that day, and there was still considerable to be done in seeing that their baggage and supplies were safely loaded, and in attending to the last details of some business matters.
But Monsieur Farival had assured him that his wife was only overcome with sleep and fatigue, that Tonie would bring her safely back later in the day; and he had thus been dissuaded from crossing the bay.
As there was no time to be lost, the scout immediately set about effecting so necessary a precaution; and when he had gagged the Indian, his enemy might safely have been considered as "hors de combat.
From all this testimony, I am led to apprehend--reluctantly, and with deep grief--that Clifford's misfortunes have so affected his intellect, never very strong, that he cannot safely remain at large.
The real human being all this time, with his head safely on his shoulders, had brought himself to the comfortable conclusion that everything was for the best; and making an investment in ink, paper, and steel pens, had opened his long-disused writing desk, and was again a literary man.
I recognized, as I looked at the pair of short, thick oars, quite safely drawn up, the prodigious character of the feat for a little girl; but I had lived, by this time, too long among wonders and had panted to too many livelier measures.
Huge hills and mountains of casks on casks were piled upon her wharves, and side by side the world-wandering whale ships lay silent and safely moored at last; while from others came a sound of carpenters and coopers, with blended noises of fires and forges to melt the pitch, all betokening that new cruises were on the start; that one most perilous and long voyage ended, only begins a second; and a second ended, only begins a third, and so on, for ever and for aye.
For you too have a boy, Captain Ahab --though but a child, and nestling safely at home now --a child of your old age too -- Yes, yes, you relent; I see it --run, run, men, now, and stand by to square in the yards.
He had kept his promise so well that York thought he might be safely trusted to fill his place while he was away, and he was so clever and honest that no one else seemed so well fitted for it.
There was more agony and another paper for Elzbieta to sign, and then one night when Jurgis came home, he was told the breathless tidings that the furniture had arrived and was safely stowed in the house: a parlor set of four pieces, a bedroom set of three pieces, a dining room table and four chairs, a toilet set with beautiful pink roses painted all over it, an assortment of crockery, also with pink roses--and so on.