immunity [ih-myoo-ni-tee] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Synonyms:||amnesty, charter, exoneration, franchise, freedom, impunity, indemnity, invulnerability, liberty, license, prerogative, protection, release, resistance, right|
|Notes:||impunity is protection from punishment, just as immunity is protection from disease|
|Antonyms:||defenselessness, responsibility, susceptibility, vulnerability|
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Definition:||protection from harm|
|Synonyms:||assurance, asylum, cover, defense, freedom, immunity, impregnability, inviolability, invulnerability, refuge, safeness, sanctuary, security, shelter|
|Antonyms:||danger, exposure, jeopardy, vulnerability|
|Category:||2. Subservience to ends; contingent subservience|
safety, security, surety, impregnability; invulnerability, invulnerableness; danger past, danger over; storm blown over; coast clear; escape; means of escape; blow valve, safety valve, release valve, sniffing valve; safeguard, palladium., guardianship, wardship, wardenship; tutelage, custody, safekeeping; preservation; protection, auspices., safe-conduct, escort, convoy; guard, shield (defense); guardian angel; tutelary god, tutelary deity, tutelary saint; genius loci., protector, guardian; warden, warder; preserver, custodian, duenna, chaperon, third person., watchdog, bandog; Cerberus; watchman, patrolman, policeman; cop, dick, fuzz, smokey, peeler, zarp [all slang]; sentinel, sentry, scout (warning); garrison; guardship., [Means of safety] refuge anchor [more]; precaution (preparation); quarantine, cordon sanitaire. [Sense of security] confidence [more].
be safe; keep one's head above water, tide over, save one's bacon; ride out the storm, weather the storm; light upon one's feet, land on one's feet; bear a charmed life; escape., make safe, render safe; protect; take care of (care); preserve; cover, screen, shelter, shroud, flank, ward; guard (defend); secure (restrain); intrench, fence round (circumscribe) [more]; house, nestle, ensconce; take charge of., escort, convoy; garrison; watch, mount guard, patrol., make assurance, make doubly sure (caution) [more]; take up a loose thread; take precautions (prepare for); double reef topsails., seek safety; take shelter, find shelter [more].
safe, secure, sure; in safety, in security; on the safe side; under the shield of, under the shade of, under the wing of, under the shadow of one's wing; under cover, under lock and key; out of danger, out of the woods, out of the meshes, out of harm's way; unharmed, unscathed; on sure ground, at anchor, high and dry, above water; unthreatened, unmolested; protected; cavendo tutus; panoplied (defended)., snug, seaworthy; weatherproof, waterproof, fireproof., defensible, tenable, proof against, invulnerable; unassailable, unattackable, impenetrable; impregnable, imperdible; inexpugnable; Achillean.
all's well; salva res est; suave mari magno; a couvert; e terra alterius spectare laborem [Lucretius]; Dieu vous garde.
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