Translation of "safe" - English-Turkish dictionary


adjective uk us /seɪf/

A2 not dangerous or likely to cause harm

emin, güvenli, sağlam, emniyetli, tehlikesiz
a safe driver
Air travel is generally quite safe.
We live in a safe neighbourhood.
[ + to do sth ] Is it safe to drink the water here?
→ Opposite unsafe

B1 not harmed or damaged

sağ salim, kazasız belasız
She returned safe and sound (= not harmed in any way).

A1 not in danger or likely to be harmed

emniyette, kurtulmuş, selâmette
During the daylight hours we're safe from attack.
safe to say

If it is safe to say something, you are sure it is correct.

yerinde, doğru, uygun, mâkul
I think it's safe to say that he'll be the next president.
a safe place; somewhere safe

a place where something will not be lost or stolen

emin bir yer, güvenilir mahal, emniyetli mekân
It's very valuable so put it somewhere safe.
safely adverb


güvenli bir şekilde
Make sure you drive safely.
I can safely say (= I am certain) I have never met anyone as rude as him.
→ See also a safe bet

(Translation of “safe adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)