Definition of SAFETY

noun : SAFETY

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 4. (

    ) (baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely ;

  • 6. (

    ) a score in American football; a player is tackled behind his own goal line ;

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