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
(of an undertaking) secure from risk
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"
pierce with force; "The bullet struck her thigh"; "The icy wind struck through our coats"
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"
hit against; come into sudden contact with; "The car hit a tree"; "He struck the table with his elbow"
(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 strikes than balls"
smooth with a strickle; "strickle the grain in the measure"
a score in tenpins: knocking down all ten with the first ball; "he finished with three strikes in the tenth frame"
deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon; "The teacher struck the child"; "the opponent refused to strik