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Synonyms for secure
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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 use secure in a sentence?

  1. Abdul Khaleq Abdulla:

    Having refugees also feeds into ISIS' appeal, and it feeds into the violence in the region, which is already the most violent region on Earth. So all in all, anything that goes in the neighborhood impacts the security and the stability of the Arab Gulf states who are by far the most stable and the most secure.

  2. Sarah Revell:

    The Florida Department of State has no knowledge or evidence of any successful hacking attempt at the county level during the 2016 elections, upon learning of the new information released in the Mueller report, The Florida Department of State immediately reached out to The FBI to inquire which county may have been accessed, and they declined to share this information with us. The Florida Department of State maintains that the 2016 elections in Florida were not hacked. The Florida Voter Registration System was and remains secure, and official results or vote tallies were not changed.

  3. Tuesday President Obama:

    Jay Sekulow, the chief counsel for the American Center for Law and Justice, denounced the Obama Administration's deal with Iran and called it unconscionable that the agreement did not secure the freedom of Pastor Saeed.

  4. Roger Federer:

    There were many changes that took place in the six months leading into the Australian Open( last year), whereas this time around I've played so well, was able to win Brisbane last week. Makes me feel more secure this year coming into Australian Open.

  5. James Wilson:

    Government, in my humble opinion, should be formed to secure and to enlarge the exercise of the natural rights of its members; and every government, which has not this in view, as its principal object, is not a government of the legitimate kind.


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