"safeties" in the noun sense
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"
2. safety, refuge
a safe place
"He ran to safety"
3. guard, safety, safety device
a device designed to prevent injury or accidents
4. base hit, safety
baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely
5. condom, rubber, safety, safe, prophylactic
contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse
a score in American football a player is tackled behind his own goal line
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