|Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.|
|Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers|
|Division (I) Individual Volition|
| Section II. Prospective Volition|
| 3. Contingent Subservience|
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|NOUN:||SAFETY, security, surety, impregnability; invulnerability, invulnerableness &c. adj.; danger -past, - over; storm blown over; coast clear; escape [See Escape]; means of escape; blow-, safety-, snifting- valve; safeguard, palladium; sheet anchor; rock, tower.|
GUARDIANSHIP, wardship, wardenship; tutelage, custody, safe-keeping; preservation [See Preservation]; guardship [obs.], protection, auspices.
PROTECTOR, guardian; warden, warder; preserver, life saver, custodian, duenna, chaperon, third person.
safe-conduct, escort, convoy; guard, shield (defense) [See Defense]; guardian angel; tutelary -god, - deity, - saint; genius loci [L.].
WATCHDOG, bandog; Cerberus.
WATCHMAN, patrolman, policeman, police officer, officer [colloq.], the finest [local, U. S.]; cop, copper, peeler, bobby [all slang], blue coat [colloq.], constable, roundsman [U. S.], gendarme [F.], military police; detective, tec [slang], bull [slang, U. S.], spotter [slang]; sheriff, deputy; sentinel, sentry, scout (warning) [See Warning].
ARMED FORCE, garrison, life guard, State guard, militia, regular army, navy; volunteer; marine [See Combatant]; battleship, man-of-war [See Combatant].
[MEANS OF SAFETY] refuge &c., anchor [See Refuge]; precaution (preparation) [See Preparation]; guard, guard rail, hand rail; bulkhead, watertight compartment, safety appliance; bolt, hasp (pin) [See Vinculum]; cyclone cellar, dugout, bombproof dug-out; quarantine, cordon sanitaire [F.].
[SENSE OF SECURITY] confidence [See Hope].
JUDGE, justice, judiciary, magistrate, beak [slang, Eng.], justice of the peace, J. P.; deemster [Isle of Man], hakim [Oriental]; chancellor [See Judge].
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|VERB:||BE SAFE &c. adj.; keep ones head above water, tide over, save ones bacon [colloq.]; ride out -, weather- the storm; light upon ones feet; bear a charmed life; escape [See Escape]; possess nine lives.|
PROTECT, watch over; make or render safe &c. adj.; take care of (care) [See Care]; preserve [See Preservation]; cover, screen, shelter, shroud, flank, ward; take charge of; guard (defend) [See Defense]; garrison; man the -garrison, - lifeboat; secure (restrain) [See Restraint]; intrench or entrench, mine, countermine; dig in; fence round (circumscribe) [See Circumscription]; house, nestle, ensconce.
ESCORT, support, accompany, convoy.
WATCH, mount guard, patrol, go on ones beat; do -, perform- sentry go; scout, spy.
TAKE PRECAUTIONS (prepare for) [See Preparation]; make assurance double sure [Macbeth] (caution) [See Caution]; take up a loose thread; reef, take in a reef, make all snug, have an anchor to windward, double reef topsails.
seek safety; take -, find- shelter [See Refuge]; run into port.
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|ADJECTIVE:||SAFE, secure, sure; in safety, in security; in shelter, in harbor, in port; in the shadow of a rock; on terra firma [L.]; on the safe side; under the -shield of, - shade of, - wing of, - shadow of ones wing; under cover, under lock and key; out of -danger, - the meshes, - harms way; on sure ground, at anchor, high and dry, above water; unthreatened, unmolested; protected &c. v.; cavendo tutus [L.]; panoplied (defended) [See Defense].|
safe and sound (preserved) [See Preservation]; harmless; scatheless (perfect) [See Perfection]; unhazarded; not dangerous [See Danger].
snug, seaworthy, airworthy; watertight, weathertight, weatherproof, waterproof, fireproof; bombproof, shellproof.
DEFENSIBLE, tenable, proof against, invulnerable; unassailable, unattackable; founded upon a rock [Bible], impregnable, imperdible [obs.]; inexpugnable.
PROTECTING &c. v.; guardian, tutelary; preservative [See Preservation]; trustworthy [See Probity].
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|ADVERB:||ex abundanti cautelâ [L.]; with impunity.|
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|INTERJECTION:||ALLS WELL! all clear! all serene! [slang]; safety first! at rest! at ease!|
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- Salva res est.
- Suave mari magno.
- À couvert.
- E terra alterius spectare laborem.Lucretius
- Dieu vous garde.
- Safe through a thousand perils brought.Montgomery
- Early and provident fear is the mother of safety.Burke
- Be of good cheer: it is I; be not afraid.Bible
- He who fights and runs away May live to fight another day.Goldsmith
- Astoundingly tricephalate, Waits Cerberus, the mutt of Hades.Don Marquis