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Spanish translation of “safe”

safe

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
seguridad
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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