What does "Safety" mean?


(n.) Freedom from whatever exposes one to danger or from liability to cause danger or harm; safeness; hence, the quality of making safe or secure, or of giving confidence, justifying trust, insuring against harm or loss, etc (n.) Preservation from escape; close custody (n.) Same as Safety touchdown, below (n.) The condition or state of being safe; freedom from danger or hazard; exemption from hurt, injury, or loss

Synonyms safe, guard, refuge, rubber, prophylactic, condom, bingle, base hit

Example: "He ran to safety" Example: "Insure the safety of the children"