Synonyms of safety
1 securityDictionary • The report makes recommendations to improve safety on aircraft.
security • under pressure to tighten airport security
assurance • endowment assurance
immunity • immunity to airborne bacteria
2 shelterDictionary • the safety of your own home
shelter • the hut where they were given food and shelter
haven • a real haven at the end of a busy working day
protection • Innocence is no protection from the evils in our society.
cover • There were barren wastes of field with no trees and no cover.
retreat • He spent yesterday in his country retreat.
asylum • He applied for asylum after fleeing his home country.
refuge • They took refuge in a bomb shelter.
sanctuary • Some of them have sought sanctuary in the church.
3 reliability • The safety of the drug has not yet been proven.
security • He loves the security of a happy home life.
lack of side effects
PROVERB:There is safety in numbers
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assuranceAssurance is insurance that provides cover in the event of death.
• endowment assurance
asylumIf a government gives a person from another country asylum, they allow them to stay, usually because they are unable to return home safely for political reasons.
• He applied for asylum after fleeing his home country.
coverCover is trees, rocks, or other places where you shelter from the weather or from an attack, or hide from someone.
• There were barren wastes of field with no trees and no cover.
Thesaurus for safety from the Collins English Thesaurus