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Safe and harmless - thesaurus

Synonyms

safe

adjective

protected from being hurt, damaged, lost, stolen etc

harmless

adjective

not likely to upset people or to cause problems

secure

adjective

safe from attack, harm, or damage

protective

adjective

providing protection against something harmful or dangerous

innocuous

adjective

not likely to harm or hurt anyone or anything

avoidable

adjective

capable of being prevented

controllable

adjective

capable of being controlled or kept within safe limits

preventable

adjective

capable of being prevented

sound

adjective

safe, or in good condition

in safe hands

protected from harm or danger by a particular person or organization

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afford

verb

if you can afford something you can do it without having to worry about it causing problems for you. This word always follows ‘can’, ‘could’, or ‘be able to’

alarmed

adjective

protected with an alarm

away

adverb

in a safe place, or in the place where something is usually kept

bulletproof

adjective

designed to be protected from problems or damage

childproof

adjective

something that is childproof is designed so that children cannot use it, open it, or hurt themselves on it

close

adjective

protected, watched, or guarded in a very careful and strict way

close

adjective

spoken used for saying that you have just succeeded in avoiding a dangerous or unpleasant situation

the coast is clear

it is safe to do something because there is no one to see or catch you

harmless

adjective

not causing any harm

heavily guarded

guarded by a lot of people, usually with weapons

innocuous

adjective

not likely to offend or upset anyone

inoffensive

adjective

unlikely to offend anyone

in the clear

no longer in a difficult or dangerous situation

it never hurts to do something

used for saying that something helps or cannot harm a situation

kind

adjective

formal not causing harm or damage

non-slip

adjective

designed to stop things from sliding or falling

on the safe side

in a situation that involves very little risk because you have behaved very carefully

out of harm’s way

in a safe place, so that nothing bad can happen

proof

adjective

if something is proof against someone or something, it is not affected or damaged by them

safe

adjective

used about places and situations where you are protected from danger

safe

adjective

not likely to cause damage, injury, or harm

safe

adjective

something that is safe does not involve a lot of risk

safe

adjective

not likely to upset people or to cause disagreement

safely

adverb

in a way that is not likely to cause damage, injury, or harm

safely

adverb

in a way that gives protection from being hurt, damaged, or stolen

safely

adverb

in a way that does not involve a lot of risk

safety

noun

the fact that a thing is safe to do or use

safety

noun

relating to how safe something is, or designed to make something safer

safety

noun

a safety official or committee is in charge of making something safe to do or use

safety

noun

a place or situation in which you are protected from danger or harm

safety

noun

a safe way of behaving or using something

secure

adjective

a secure situation or job is safe and reliable

secure

adjective

fastened firmly, in a safe way

secure

adjective

in a situation where you do not need to worry

security

noun

safety from attack, harm, or damage

someone’s safety

the fact that someone is safe in a particular situation

something will not/does not/cannot hurt

used for saying that something helps or cannot harm a situation

something won’t kill someone

used for saying that something is not as difficult or unpleasant as it seems

there’s no harm in (doing) something

used for saying that something will not cause any problems and may be helpful

there’s safety in numbers

used for saying that being with other people makes a situation or activity less dangerous

under someone’s wing

being looked after by someone who is older or more experienced

unproblematic

adjective

not causing any problems

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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