safe /ˈsef/ 形容詞
Safe n. A place for keeping things in safety. Specifically: (a) 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. (b) A ventilated or refrigerated chest or closet for securing provisions from noxious animals or insects.
Safe, v. t. To render safe; to make right. [Obs.]
Safe a. [Compar. Safer superl. Safest.]
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. “And ye dwelled safe.”
They escaped all safe to land. --Acts xxvii. 44.
Established in a safe, unenvied throne. --Milton.
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. “The man of safe discretion.”
The King of heaven hath doomed
This place our dungeon, not our safe retreat. --Milton.
3. Incapable of doing harm; no longer dangerous; in secure care or custody; as, the prisoner is safe.
But Banquo's safe?
Ay, my good lord, safe in a ditch he bides. --Shak.
Safe hit Baseball, a hit which enables the batter to get to first base even if no error is made by the other side.
Syn: -- Secure; unendangered; sure.
adj 1: free from danger or the risk of harm; "a safe trip"; "you
will be safe here"; "a safe place"; "a safe bet" [ant:
2: of an undertaking
3: having reached a base without being put out; "the runner was
called safe when the baseman dropped the ball" [syn: safe(p)]
4: financially sound; "a good investment"; "a secure
investment" [syn: dependable, good, secure]
5: in safekeeping; "your secret is safe with me"
n 1: strongbox where valuables can be kept safe
2: a ventilated or refrigerated cupboard for securing
provisions from pests
3: contraceptive device consisting of a thin rubber or latex
sheath worn over the penis during intercourse [syn: condom,
rubber, safety, prophylactic]