free from danger or the risk of harm; "a safe trip"; "you will be safe here"; "a safe place"; "a safe bet"
having reached a base without being put out; "the runner was called safe when the baseman dropped the ball"
contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse
strongbox where valuables can be safely kept
a ventilated or refrigerated cupboard for securing provisions from pests
smooth with a strickle; "strickle the grain in the measure"
deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon; "The teacher struck the child"; "the opponent refused to strike"; "The boxer struck the attacker dead"
remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line; "Please strike this remark from the record"; "scratch that remark"
form by stamping, punching, or printing; "strike coins"; "strike a medal"
a conspicuous success; "that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career"; "that new Broadway show is a real smasher"; "the party went with a bang"
produce by ignition or a blow; "strike fire from the flintstone"; "strike a match"
(baseball) a pitch that the batter swings at and misses, or that the batter hits into foul territory, or that the batter does not swing at but the umpire judges to be in the area over home plate and between the batter's knees and shoulders; "this pitcher throws more s