Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Safe

Safe

  1. Free from harm, injury, or risk; untouched or unthreatened by danger or injury; unharmed; unhurt; secure; whole; as, safe from disease; safe from storms; safe from foes.
  2. Conferring safety; securing from harm; not exposing to danger; confining securely; to be relied upon; not dangerous; as, a safe harbor; a safe bridge, etc.
  3. Incapable of doing harm; no longer dangerous; in secure care or custody; as, the prisoner is safe.
  4. A place for keeping things in safety.
  5. A strong and fireproof receptacle (as a movable chest of steel, etc., or a closet or vault of brickwork) for containing money, valuable papers, or the like.
  6. A ventilated or refrigerated chest or closet for securing provisions from noxious animals or insects.
  7. To render safe; to make right.

Safe Quotations

Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
Abraham Lincoln

The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.
Maya Angelou

Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.
Princess Diana

Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves are its only safe depositories.
Thomas Jefferson

Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.
Frederick Douglass
More "Safe" Quotations

Safe Translations

safe in Afrikaans is veilig
safe in Dutch is safe, geborgen, behouden, veilig
safe in Finnish is varma
safe in Italian is sicuramente
safe in Latin is tutis, securus, impunitus, salvus, incolumis
safe in Portuguese is seguro

Share with your Friends

Everyone likes a good quote - don't forget to share.
  Mobile Site | Privacy | Terms |
Copyright © 2001 - 2014 BrainyQuote®
BookRags Media Network