There is safety in numbers

there's safety in numbers

One is less likely to be harmed while in a group than by oneself. Don't go into the city alone at night—there's safety in numbers.
See also: number, safety

There is safety in numbers.

Prov. A group of people is less likely to be attacked than a single person. Gail never went out after dark without at least three friends, since she knew that there is safety in numbers. We should gather together a group of people to make our complaint to the boss. There's safety in numbers.
See also: number, safety, there

there's safety in numbers

People say there's safety in numbers to mean that you are safer if you are with other people or doing something with other people. Many people still feel there is safety in numbers when belonging to a union. On the street there's safety in numbers — find another girl to walk home with if possible.
See also: number, safety

there's safety in numbers

being in a group of people makes you feel more confident or secure about taking action. proverb
See also: number, safety

there’s ˌsafety in ˈnumbers

(saying) it is safer for a group of people to do something which could be dangerous for one person alone: We decided there was safety in numbers, so we asked everyone in the office to sign our letter of complaint.
See also: number, safety
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