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Synonyms for secure
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This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term secure.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. secure, unafraid, untroubled(adj)

    free from fear or doubt; easy in mind

    "he was secure that nothing will be held against him"

    Synonyms:
    unafraid(p), inviolable, dependable, safe, untroubled, strong, unafraid, unattackable, unassailable, fearless, impregnable, good

    Antonyms:
    insecure, overanxious, unsound, unsafe, shaky, unassured, vulnerable, precarious, unguaranteed, unsecured

  2. secure(adj)

    free from danger or risk

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

    Synonyms:
    inviolable, dependable, safe, untroubled, strong, unafraid, unattackable, unassailable, impregnable, good

    Antonyms:
    unguaranteed, insecure, unsound, unassured, vulnerable, unsecured, shaky, unsafe, precarious, overanxious

  3. secure(adj)

    not likely to fail or give way

    "the lock was secure"; "a secure foundation"; "a secure hold on her wrist"

    Synonyms:
    inviolable, dependable, safe, untroubled, strong, unafraid, unattackable, unassailable, impregnable, good

    Antonyms:
    unguaranteed, unassured, insecure, precarious, overanxious, unsafe, unsound, shaky, vulnerable, unsecured

  4. impregnable, inviolable, secure, strong, unassailable, unattackable(adj)

    immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with

    "an impregnable fortress"; "fortifications that made the frontier inviolable"; "a secure telephone connection"

    Synonyms:
    conceptive, potent, watertight, dependable, safe, absolute, substantial, inviolate, untroubled, inviolable, unshakable, untouchable, warm, good, stiff, inexpugnable, unafraid, infrangible, unattackable, unassailable, bulletproof, firm, solid, strong, sacrosanct, hard, impregnable

    Antonyms:
    unguaranteed, insecure, vulnerable, unassured, unsecured, shaky, unsound, unsafe, precarious, overanxious

  5. dependable, good, safe, secure(verb)

    financially sound

    "a good investment"; "a secure investment"

    Synonyms:
    dear, safe(p), good, right, in effect(p), unspoiled, effective, skillful, sound, serious, true(p), upright, untroubled, steady-going, inviolable, salutary, in force(p), reliable, skilful, practiced, dependable, estimable, rock-steady, expert, just, unafraid, beneficial, unassailable, proficient, full, honest, respectable, undecomposed, unspoilt, ripe, impregnable, safe, adept, honorable, strong, well(p), near, unattackable

    Antonyms:
    insecure, unsecured, vulnerable, unguaranteed, precarious, unsafe, overanxious, shaky, unassured, unsound

  6. procure, secure(verb)

    get by special effort

    "He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed"

    Synonyms:
    fasten, plug, stop up, batten down, insure, pander, procure, guarantee, ensure, assure, batten, fix, pimp

    Antonyms:
    unassured, precarious, unsound, vulnerable, shaky, insecure, overanxious, unsafe, unguaranteed, unsecured

  7. fasten, fix, secure(verb)

    cause to be firmly attached

    "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"

    Synonyms:
    batten down, furbish up, desexualise, sterilize, ready, prepare, get, set up, stop up, cook, insure, guarantee, sterilise, gear up, procure, mend, ensure, make, fasten, fixate, assure, bushel, desexualize, tighten, define, specify, plug, determine, desex, deposit, touch on, repair, pay back, batten, posit, unsex, situate, limit, restore, set, fix, pay off, doctor

    Antonyms:
    unassured, unsecured, precarious, unguaranteed, overanxious, unsafe, shaky, insecure, unsound, vulnerable

  8. secure(verb)

    assure payment of

    Synonyms:
    fasten, plug, stop up, batten down, procure, guarantee, ensure, insure, assure, batten, fix

    Antonyms:
    insecure, unguaranteed, unsafe, precarious, unassured, overanxious, vulnerable, unsecured, shaky, unsound

  9. guarantee, ensure, insure, assure, secure(verb)

    make certain of

    "This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us"; "Preparation will guarantee success!"

    Synonyms:
    ensure, reassure, ascertain, batten, control, plug, stop up, warrant, batten down, assure, guarantee, underwrite, fix, cover, promise, fasten, check, see to it, undertake, procure, insure, tell, vouch, see

    Antonyms:
    unguaranteed, overanxious, unassured, unsecured, vulnerable, insecure, unsafe, unsound, precarious, shaky

  10. plug, stop up, secure(verb)

    fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug

    "plug the hole"; "stop up the leak"

    Synonyms:
    fasten, plug, stop up, plug away, batten down, fix, procure, guarantee, ensure, insure, assure, batten, punch

    Antonyms:
    overanxious, precarious, unguaranteed, insecure, unsafe, shaky, vulnerable, unsound, unassured, unsecured

  11. batten, batten down, secure(verb)

    furnish with battens

    "batten ships"

    Synonyms:
    fasten, plug, stop up, batten down, procure, guarantee, ensure, insure, assure, batten, fix

    Antonyms:
    insecure, shaky, vulnerable, unguaranteed, overanxious, unassured, unsound, unsafe, unsecured, precarious

Wiktionary

  1. secure(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    insecure

  2. secure(adjective)

    To make secure (in all the above senses).

    Antonyms:
    insecure

  3. secure(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    insecure

  4. secure(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    insecure

  5. secure(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    insecure

  6. secure(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    insecure

  7. secure(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    insecure

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. secure

    The legal term arrest carries always the implication of a legal offense; this is true even of arresting for debt. But one may be detained by process of law when no offense is alleged against him, as in the case of a witness who is held in a house of detention till a case comes to trial. One may be restrained of his liberty without arrest, as in an insane asylum; an individual or corporation may be restrained by injunction from selling certain property. In case of an arrest, an officer may secure his prisoner by fetters, by a locked door, or other means effectually to prevent escape. Capture is commonly used of seizure by armed force; as, to capture a ship, a fort, etc. Compare HINDER; OBSTRUCT.

    Synonyms:
    apprehend, arrest, capture, catch, detain, hold, make prisoner, restrain, seize, stop, take into custody, take prisoner

    Antonyms:
    discharge, dismiss, free, liberate, release, set free

    Preposition:
    Arrested for crime, on suspicion, by the sheriff; on, upon, or by virtue of a warrant; on final process; in execution.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. secure(a)

    Synonyms:
    safe, easy, fixed, sheltered, fast, sure, certain, confident, unanxious, careless, protected, ensured

    Antonyms:
    anxious, distrustful, suspicious, careful, unsafe, insecure, precarious, hazardous

  2. secure(v)

    Synonyms:
    fasten, guard, protect, assure, ensure, close, enclose, detain, arrest

    Antonyms:
    loosen, betray, surrender, expose, imperil, endanger, open, liberate, free

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. secure(a.)

    Synonyms:
    certain, sure, assured, confident, sanguine

  2. secure(a.)

    Synonyms:
    safe, snug, free from danger

  3. secure(a.)

    Synonyms:
    fixed, fast, stable, immovable

  4. secure(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    guard, protect

  5. secure(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    insure, assure, guarantee, make sure, make certain, make sure of

  6. secure(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    fasten, make fast, make firm

  7. secure(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    get, acquire, gain, procure, make, get possession of

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. secure(a)

    Synonyms:
    safe, confident, assured, fast, immovable, stable, indemnified

    Antonyms:
    insecure, risky, hazardous

  2. secure(v)

    Synonyms:
    gain, procure, obtain, get, acquire, fasten, moor, guarantee, ensure, insure, assure, indemnify, defend, guard, shield, protect

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. SECURE

    Synonyms:
    (1) Sirolimus-Eluting BX Velocity™ Balloon Expandable Stent in a Compassionate Use REgistry (2) Study to Evaluate Carotid Ultrasound changes with Ramipril and vitamin E

How to pronounce secure?

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How to say secure in sign language?

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How to use secure in a sentence?

  1. Eileen Hawley:

    It is clear we have additional work to do to put Kansas on more secure financial footing and we look forward to working with the legislature to address higher than anticipated government expenditures, caused in part by court-ordered K-12 spending.

  2. Miriam Tucker:

    For us, there could be no better resolution than for a suitable museum, foundation or members of the Japanese-American community with the means to preserve this collection to come forward and secure it for education, display and research.

  3. Hunter Richard:

    Donald Trump Jr. tweeted last Thursday night. A spokesperson for U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., also told Fox News ' that the congressman was looking to see what he could do to secure a signed hat for the teen. I support my president and, if you do n’t, let’s have a conversation about it instead of ripping my hat off, i just think a conversation about politics is more productive for the entire whole rather than taking my hat and yelling subjective words to me.

  4. James Scott:

    I don’t care how secure you think your organization is, I’ll social engineer my way inside in less than 24 hours regardless of the sophistication of your IoT microcosm security. Whatever obstacles I run into exploiting your technical vulnerabilities will be made up for by exploiting the vulnerabilities in the cyber hygiene of your staff.

  5. Billy Sanez:

    Americans may want to secure a great fare, while British may be worried that higher fares will soon hit the market.


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