“The reality is, the safest thing is to develop appropriate study skills,” he said.
A government official calls it “the safest car produced anywhere.”
By the numbers, Obama's America is probably the safest America ever.
I hurried to my car and headed back home, the safest place I could think of, as far as possible from the scene of the shooting.
And yet, regardless of what side of the industry a performer is on, they think their way is safest.
"Some folks are safest that way, though," replied the old woman, with something like an attempt at a laugh.
I pushed rapidly ahead, for it was not the safest place in which to be attacked.
Women and children did not shoot, therefore the safest place for nesting and skylarking was among these very women and children.
With proper use the canoe is one of the safest crafts that floats.
Thou wouldst he safest within the walls that shelter the treasure--with thy kinsfolk of the house of Wyvern.
c.1300, "unscathed, unhurt, uninjured; free from danger or molestation, in safety, secure; saved spiritually, redeemed, not damned;" from Old French sauf "protected, watched-over; assured of salvation," from Latin salvus "uninjured, in good health, safe," related to salus "good health," saluber "healthful," all from PIE *solwos from root *sol- "whole" (cf. Latin solidus "solid," Sanskrit sarvah "uninjured, intact, whole," Avestan haurva- "uninjured, intact," Old Persian haruva-, Greek holos "whole").
As a quasi-preposition from c.1300, on model of French and Latin cognates. From late 14c. as "rescued, delivered; protected; left alive, unkilled." Meaning "not exposed to danger" (of places) is attested from late 14c.; of actions, etc., "free from risk," first recorded 1580s. Meaning "sure, reliable, not a danger" is from c.1600. Sense of "conservative, cautious" is from 1823. Paired alliteratively with sound (adj.) from late 14c. The noun safe-conduct (late 13c.) is from Old French sauf-conduit (13c.).
"chest for keeping food or valuables," early 15c., save, from Middle French en sauf "in safety," from sauf (see safe (adj.)). Spelling with -f- first recorded 1680s, from influence of safe (adj.).