1. Free from harm, injury, or risk; untouched or unthreatened by danger or injury; unharmed; unhurt; secure; whole; as, safe from disease; safe from storms; safe from foes. "And ye dwelled safe." 1 Sam. xii. 11.
"They escaped all safe to land." -- Acts xxvii. 44.
"Established in a safe, unenvied throne." -- Milton.
2. Conferring safety; securing from harm; not exposing to danger; confining securely; to be relied upon; not dangerous; as, a safe harbor; a safe bridge, etc. "The man of safe discretion." Shak.
"The King of heaven hath doomed This place our dungeon, not our safe retreat." -- Milton.
3. Incapable of doing harm; no longer dangerous; in secure care or custody; as, the prisoner is safe.
"But Banquo's safe? Ay, my good lord, safe in a ditch he bides." -- Shak.
(Baseball), a hit which enables the batter to get to first base even if no error is made by the other side.
Syn. -- Secure; unendangered; sure.