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safety

 
Noun safety has 6 senses
  1. safety - the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions; "insure the safety of the children"; "the reciprocal of safety is risk"
    --1 is a kind of
    condition, status
    Antonyms: danger
    --1 has particulars:
     biosafety; risklessness; invulnerability, impregnability; salvation; security
  2. safety, refuge - a safe place; "He ran to safety"
    --2 is a kind of area, country
    --2 has particulars: harborage, harbourage
  3. guard, safety, safety device - a device designed to prevent injury
    --3 is a kind of device
    --3 has particulars: fender; safety catch, safety lock
  4. base hit, safety, bingle - (baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely
    --4 is a kind of hit
    --4 has particulars:
     homer, home run; single; double, two-base hit, two-bagger, two-baser; triple, three-base hit, three-bagger
  5. condom, rubber, safety, safe, prophylactic - contraceptive device consisting of a thin rubber or latex sheath worn over the penis during intercourse
    --5 is a kind of contraceptive, preventive, preventative, contraceptive device, prophylactic device, birth control device
  6. safety - a score in American football; a player is tackled behind his own goal line
    --6 is a kind of
    score
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