Safe Harbor

Business / Finance / Safe Harbor: Often used in risk arbitrage as a form of shark repellent. A target company acquires a business so onerously regulated that it makes the target less attractive, giving it, in effect, a safe harbor.

Other Words for Harbor

Harbor Verb Synonyms: port, (safe) haven, anchorage, mooring
Harbor Noun Synonyms: shelter, keep safe, protect, shield, guard, safeguard, conceal, hide

Other Words for Safe

Safe Noun Synonyms: all right, allowable, permissible, acceptable, satisfactory, appropriate, suitable, timely, right, correct, proper, justifiable, justified, OK, okay
Safe Adjective Synonyms: safely, securely
Safe Adverb Synonyms: unharmed, whole, uninjured, unhurt, (safe and) sound, secure, protected, shielded, sheltered, out of harm's way, all right, OK, okay


Business / Taxes / Safekeeping: Safekeeping occurs when a broker-dealer holds securities for a client that are registered in the client’s name. The advantage from the client’s perspective is that the securities are safe and the MORE


Entertainment / Photography / Safelight: Darkroom light of a color and intensity that will not affect light sensitized photographic materials. MORE


Entertainment / Football / Safety: A player position on defense — see free safety and strong safety. A safety scored during a try scores 2 points (1 point in the NFL) and is followed by a kickoff as for any other try. A method of sc MORE

Safety Assessment

Life Style / Adoption / Safety Assessment: A part of the CPS case process in which available information is analyzed to identify whether a child is in immediate danger of moderate or serious harm. MORE


Business / Finance / Safekeep: Holding by a bank of bonds and money market instruments. For a fee, the bank clips coupons and presents for payment at maturity. MORE

Safe Meat And Poultry Inspection Panel

Business / Agriculture / Safe Meat And Poultry Inspection Panel: A permanent advisory panel that could be created under a provision of the FAIR Act of 1996. The panel would review and evaluate inspection policies and procedures and any proposed changes to them. MORE