adjective saf·er, saf·est.
1. secure from liability to harm, injury, danger, or risk: a safe place.
2. free from hurt, injury, danger, or risk: to arrive safe and sound.
3. involving little or no risk of mishap, error, etc.: a safe estimate.
4. dependable or trustworthy: a safe guide.
5. careful to avoid danger or controversy: a safe player; a safe play.
6. denied the chance to do harm; in secure custody: a criminal safe in jail.
7. making it possible to reach a base: a safe slide.
1. in a safe manner; safely: Learn how to drive safe.
1. a steel or iron box or repository for money, jewels, papers, etc.
2. any receptacle or structure for the storage or preservation of articles: a meat safe.
4. a condom.
1. play it safe.play