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Translation of "safe" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective /seif/
(opposite unsafe) protected, or free (from danger etc) seguro The children are safe from danger in the garden.
providing good protection seguro You should keep your money in a safe place.
unharmed salvo The missing child has been found safe and well.
not likely to cause harm seguro These pills are safe for children.
(of a person) reliable cauteloso, fiable a safe driver He’s a very fast driver, but he’s safe enough.
safeness noun
safely adverb
without harm or risk seguramente, sin peligro, sin accidente (alguno) He got home safely.
safety noun
the state of being safe seguridad I worry about the children’s safety on these busy roads a place of safety (also adjective) safety goggles safety helmet.
safeguard noun
anything that gives security or protection salvaguardia, protección, garantía a safeguard against burglary.
safety belt noun
a fixed belt in a car or aircraft used to keep a passenger from being thrown out of the seat in an accident, crash etc cinturón de seguridad It is a legal requirement to wear a safety belt.
safety lamp noun
a type of lamp used in mines that does not set fire to any inflammable gases there. lámpara de seguridad
safety measures noun plural
medidas de seguridad They took safety measures to prevent another accident.
safety-pin noun
a pin that has a cover over its point when it is closed. imperdible
safety valve noun
a valve eg on a pressure cooker that opens if the pressure of the steam in it becomes too great. válvula de seguridad
be on the safe side
to avoid risk or danger por precaución, para mayor seguridad I’ll lock the door just to be on the safe side.
safe and sound adjective
unharmed sano y salvo He returned safe and sound.
(Definition of safe from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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