Synonyms for fail-safe

Synonyms for (noun) fail-safe

Synonyms: fail-safe

Definition: a mechanism capable of returning to a safe state in case there is a failure or malfunction

Similar words: mechanism

Definition: device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function

Synonyms for (adjective) fail-safe

Synonyms: fail-safe

Definition: eliminating danger by compensating automatically for a failure or malfunction

Usage: a fail-safe device in a nuclear weapon to deactivate it automatically in the event of accident

Similar words: safe

Definition: free from danger or the risk of harm

Usage: a safe trip; you will be safe here; a safe place; a safe bet


Synonyms: fail-safe

Definition: guaranteed not to fail

Usage: a fail-safe recipe for cheese souffle

Similar words: secure

Definition: free from danger or risk

Usage: secure from harm; his fortune was secure; made a secure place for himself in his field