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safeguard a person, thing, or action that gives protection; a way of making sure that something is safe. [2 definitions]
safely without being harmed.
safety the condition of being safe from danger.
safety belt a harness that fits across the lap and often the chest of a person riding in a car or airplane; seat belt. Safety belts are worn for protection. [2 definitions]
safety pin a pin folded back on itself to form a clasp. There is a spring at one end and a guard at the other end to cover the point. A safety pin is used to hold two pieces of cloth or other material together.
sag to sink, hang, or bend downward in the middle. [2 definitions]
sage1 a very wise person. [2 definitions]
sagebrush a bushy plant with silver leaves that have a pleasant smell. It has white or yellow flowers and grows in the dry plains of the western United States.
Sagittarius a constellation between Scorpio and Capricorn, in the brightest part of the Milky Way. Sagittarius is also called the Archer. [3 definitions]
Sahara a vast desert in northern Africa stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the River Nile.
Sahara Desert a vast and very dry region of North Africa extending from the Atlantic Ocean to the Nile River. The Sahara desert is hot and sandy, and it is the largest desert of this type in the world.
Saigon the former name of Ho Chi Minh City.
sail a large piece of cloth that is attached to a boat. Sails move boats forward by catching the wind. [11 definitions]
sailboat a boat pushed by wind blowing against its sails.
sailor a member of the navy who works aboard a ship. [2 definitions]
saint a person who has been recognized by the Roman Catholic Church as having lived a holy life. (abbreviation: St. or Ste.) [2 definitions]
Saint Kitts and Nevis a country in the West Indies made up of the two islands Saint Kitts and Nevis. The capital is Basseterre.
Saint Lucia an island country of the West Indies near the island of Barbados. The capital of Saint Lucia is Castries.
Saint Patrick's Day a holiday on March 17 every year celebrated by the Irish in honor of the most important saint of Ireland. In the United States, Saint Patrick's Day is also a day to honor Ireland itself or to celebrate having come from Ireland. Because the color green is a symbol of Ireland, many people where green on this holiday.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines an island country in the Caribbean Sea. The country includes the main island of Saint Vincent and some other islands that are part of a group of islands called the Grenadines. The capital of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is Kingstown.
sake1 reason; purpose. [2 definitions]