Something, especially a structure, that provides cover or protection, as from the weather:
Measures adopted to prevent escape:
A gift, payment, declaration, or other acknowledgment of gratitude, respect, or admiration:
A loose coatlike outer garment, often worn to protect the clothes while working.
A guard or safety screen, as over the moving parts of machinery
A place of safety, refuge, or protection.
Safety is a state of being protected from potential harm or something that has been designed to protect and prevent harm.
A safety device, as on machinery
A means of protection or defense; a bulwark.
Public land, or title to such land, granted to a person by letters patent
In ancient Greece and Rome, any statue of the Greek goddess Pallas Athena; specif., the legendary statue in Troy on the preservation of which the safety of the city was supposed to depend
An aspect of a business which makes it more ""defensible"" from competitors, either because of the nature of its products, services, franchise or other reason.
Protection or insurance against loss, damage, etc.
(Law) Exemption from certain generally applicable requirements of law or from certain liabilities, granted to special groups of people to facilitate the performance of their public functions:
A securities transaction that reduces the risk on an existing investment position.
A safety device, as in machinery
An enclosed place or fortified building for military defense, equipped as with earthworks, guns, etc.
A guarding or keeping safe; care; protection; guardianship
(Rail transport) A device on trains and carriages designed to cushion the impact between them.
Money or some other benefit given to a person in power, especially a public official, in an effort to cause the person to take a particular action.
Something immaterial that obstructs or impedes:
The definition of an auspice is a show of support or advocacy.
An institution for the care of the mentally ill, or of the aged, the poor, etc.
The capacity to resist strain or stress; durability:
Excess of boldness; impudence; audacity; as, his assurance is intolerable.
The fact, quality, or state of being certain, especially:
The definition of camouflage refers to the process of making something less obvious such as military dress that allows soldiers to blend in with their surroundings, animal coloring that allows animals to blend in and actions taken to hide your true intentions.
A residential institution for the care of the aged, mentally ill, etc.
A place of refuge, safety, etc.; retreat; shelter
A covering or cover.
Edmund Spenser (c.1552-1599)
A device that protects; a guard.
The condition of being in danger or at risk:
Damage or harm done to or suffered by a person or thing:
Any fault or failing arising from such weakness
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