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Synonyms for secure

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  1. secure, unafraid, untroubled(adj)

    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. secure(adj)

    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. secure(adj)

    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, unattackable(adj)

    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, secure(verb)

    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, secure(verb)

    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, secure(verb)

    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. secure(verb)

    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, secure(verb)

    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, secure(verb)

    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, secure(verb)

    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


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  7. secure(adjective)

    Free from the risk of financial loss; reliable.


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.

    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 Antonyms

  1. secure(a)

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

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

  2. secure(v)

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. secure(a.)

    certain, sure, assured, confident, sanguine

  2. secure(a.)

    safe, snug, free from danger

  3. secure(a.)

    fixed, fast, stable, immovable

  4. secure(v. a.)

    guard, protect

  5. secure(v. a.)

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

  6. secure(v. a.)

    fasten, make fast, make firm

  7. secure(v. a.)

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

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