Synonyms of safe in English:

safe

adjective

  • 1 the children are safe in bed the jewels are safe in the bank
    protected from harm/danger, shielded, sheltered, guarded, defended, secure, safe and sound, out of harm's way, all right
    the children are safe in bed the jewels are safe in the bank
    [Antonyms] unsafe insecure at risk
  • 3 the building is quite safe it was a safe place to hide
    secure, sound, risk-free, riskless, impregnable, unassailable, invulnerable
    the building is quite safe it was a safe place to hide
    [Antonyms] dangerous
  • 6 the makers of the drug say it is safe for most people
    harmless, innocuous, non-toxic, non-poisonous, non-irritant, benign, wholesome, mild
    the makers of the drug say it is safe for most people
    [Antonyms] harmful

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