Synonyms of safe in English:



  • 1 the jewels are safe in the bank
    secure, protected, shielded, sheltered, guarded, out of harm's way
    [Antonyms] insecure, at risk
  • 2 the lost children are all safe
    [Antonyms] in danger
  • 3 a safe place to hide
    secure, sound, impregnable, unassailable, invulnerable
    [Antonyms] dangerous
  • 4 a safe driver
    cautious, circumspect, prudent, attentive;
    unadventurous, conservative, unenterprising
    [Antonyms] reckless
  • 5 the drug is safe
    harmless, innocuous, benign, nontoxic, nonpoisonous
    [Antonyms] harmful
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  • 1 I keep the ring in a safe
    strongbox, safety-deposit box, safe-deposit box, coffer, strongroom, vault
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