safe

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Inflections of 'safe' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
safer
adj comparative
safest
adj superlative
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safe

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. is safe to [eat, use, drink, take, go]
  2. safe for children
  3. safe from [harm's way, danger]
  4. safe and [secure, effective, trusted]
  5. live in a safe [area, neighborhood, environment]
  6. keep it safe (from)
  7. [put, keep] it in a safe place
  8. [start, boot] in safe mode
  9. is (not) safe from [hackers, robbery]
  10. is [dishwasher, microwave] safe
  11. [environmentally, probably, entirely] safe
  12. [stored, holed up] in a safe [house, passage]
  13. is a safe [bet, investment, purchase]
  14. is [the, your] safest [option, bet]
  15. [the] safest [option] [would be, is] (to)
  16. [is, provides] a safe haven [for, in, from]
  17. [practice, have] safe sex
  18. safe levels of [caffeine, cholesterol, air pollution]
  19. safe practice (in)
  20. (I think) it is safe to say that
  21. better (to be) safe than sorry
  22. is it safe to [cross, drink, eat, fly]
  23. your secret is safe with me!
  24. make it as safe as possible
  25. never feel safe around you
  26. guaranteed to be safe
  27. am sure that it is safe
  28. it's safe to say (that)
  29. [gave, provided, offered, wished] them safe passage
n
  1. a [room, hotel, home, bank, combination] safe
  2. a [solid, sturdy, lead] safe
  3. a [bullet, hammer, crack] -proof safe
  4. the thief [broke, opened, cracked] the safe
  5. the safe was hidden in the [wall, cavity, closet]
  6. the safe was behind the [painting, wardrobe, opening]
  7. [put, place, keep] it in the safe
  8. keep your [possessions, passport, money, valuables, jewelry] in the safe
  9. the [clerk, manager] opened the safe at [gun, knife] -point
n as adj
  1. [guess, extract, gain, get] the safe combination
  2. the safe [catch, lock]
  3. an [expert, amateur, experienced] safe cracker
adv
  1. [arrived, got] home safe
  2. (best to) play it safe
additional examples
  1. a [room, hotel, home, bank, combination] safe
  2. [guess, extract, gain, get] the safe combination
  3. is safe to [eat, use, drink, take, go]
  4. a [solid, sturdy, lead] safe
  5. the safe [catch, lock]
  6. safe for children
  7. a [bullet, hammer, crack] -proof safe
  8. an [expert, amateur, experienced] safe cracker
  9. safe from [harm's way, danger]
  10. the thief [broke, opened, cracked] the safe
  11. [arrived, got] home safe
  12. the safe was hidden in the [wall, cavity, closet]
  13. safe and sound
  14. the safe was behind the [painting, wardrobe, opening]
  15. safe and [secure, effective, trusted]
  16. [put, place, keep] it in the safe
  17. live in a safe [area, neighborhood, environment]
  18. keep your [possessions, passport, money, valuables, jewelry] in the safe
  19. keep it safe (from)
  20. the [clerk, manager] opened the safe at [gun, knife] -point
  21. [put, keep] it in a safe place
  22. [start, boot] in safe mode
  23. is (not) safe from [hackers, robbery]
  24. is [dishwasher, microwave] safe
  25. [environmentally, probably, entirely] safe
  26. [stored, holed up] in a safe [house, passage]
  27. is a safe [bet, investment, purchase]
  28. is [the, your] safest [option, bet]
  29. [the] safest [option] [would be, is] (to)
  30. [is, provides] a safe haven [for, in, from]
  31. [practice, have] safe sex
  32. safe levels of [caffeine, cholesterol, air pollution]
  33. safe practice (in)
  34. (I think) it is safe to say that
  35. better (to be) safe than sorry
  36. is it safe to [cross, drink, eat, fly]
  37. your secret is safe with me!
  38. make it as safe as possible
  39. never feel safe around you
  40. guaranteed to be safe
  41. am sure that it is safe
  42. it's safe to say (that)
  43. [gave, provided, offered, wished] them safe passage
  44. (best to) play it safe
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