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Synonyms for secure

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Wiktionary1.0 / 1 vote

  1. secureverb


  2. secureadjective

    Free from attack or danger; protected.


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English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  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.

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

    discharge, dismiss, free, liberate, release, set free

    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 Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. secureadjective

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

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

  2. secureverb

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

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

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. secure, unafraid, untroubledadjective

    free from fear or doubt; easy in mind

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

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

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

  2. secureadjective

    free from danger or risk

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

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

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

  3. secureadjective

    not likely to fail or give way

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

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

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

  4. impregnable, inviolable, secure, strong, unassailable, unattackableadjective

    immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with

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

    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

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

  5. dependable, good, safe, secureverb

    financially sound

    "a good investment"; "a secure investment"

    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

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

  6. procure, secureverb

    get by special effort

    "He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed"

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

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

  7. fasten, fix, secureverb

    cause to be firmly attached

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

    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

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

  8. secureverb

    assure payment of

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

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

  9. guarantee, ensure, insure, assure, secureverb

    make certain of

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

    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

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

  10. plug, stop up, secureverb

    fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug

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

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

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

  11. batten, batten down, secureverb

    furnish with battens

    "batten ships"

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. secureadjective

    certain, sure, assured, confident, sanguine

  2. secureadjective

    safe, snug, free from danger

  3. secureadjective

    fixed, fast, stable, immovable

  4. secureverb

    guard, protect

  5. secureverb

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

  6. secureverb

    fasten, make fast, make firm

  7. secureverb

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. secureadjective

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

    insecure, risky, hazardous

  2. secureverb

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

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD0.0 / 0 votes


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  1. Sarah Zatko:

    Source code is the theory, while binary is the practice. It makes a huge difference in how secure the actual product is.

  2. Michael Loccisano/Getty:

    Opening schools in person is an extremely low bar when it comes to empowering parents and providing children with an adequate education, sending a child back to a failing government-run school that wasn't meeting their needs to begin with is unlikely to fix much of anything. The only real solution is to fund students directly and empower families to choose the education providers that best meet their needs. School choice is the only way to truly secure parental rights in education – and it would provide meaningful bottom-up accountability because families could vote with their feet. Only then will schools have real incentives to cater to the needs of families as opposed to the other way around.

  3. Martin Gauss:

    We could have waited, but we were of the opinion that we better buy them now to secure these (delivery) positions, not to risk that after the takeover somebody else takes (them), that was, for us, the rationale to say, 'Let's close it now,' because we need the first two aircraft at the end of 2019.

  4. Kenji Hashimoto:

    Given the number of Envoy pilots flowing through to American each month or leaving due to normal attrition, Envoy will not have the pilots we need to fly our 2015 schedule, Without a cost-effective pilot agreement in place, Envoy will not secure new jets and faces challenges in recruiting new pilots without the promise of a renewed fleet.

  5. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal:

    I think the American people will be pragmatic and compassionate about the people here. But I don't think they want that as part of the discussion on securing border. We need to secure the border first.

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