Definitions for SECUREsɪˈkyʊər
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secure, unafraid, untroubled(adj)
free from fear or doubt; easy in mind
"he was secure that nothing will be held against him"
free from danger or risk
"secure from harm"; "his fortune was secure"; "made a secure place for himself in his field"
not likely to fail or give way
"the lock was secure"; "a secure foundation"; "a secure hold on her wrist"
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"
dependable, good, safe, secure(verb)
"a good investment"; "a secure investment"
get by special effort
"He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed"
fasten, fix, secure(verb)
cause to be firmly attached
"fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"
assure payment of
guarantee, ensure, insure, assure, secure(verb)
make certain of
"This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us"; "Preparation will guarantee success!"
plug, stop up, secure(verb)
fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug
"plug the hole"; "stop up the leak"
batten, batten down, secure(verb)
furnish with battens
To make secure (in all the above senses).
Free from attack or danger; protected.
Free from the danger of theft; safe.
Free from the risk of eavesdropping, interception or discovery; secret.
Free from anxiety or doubt; unafraid.
Firm and not likely to fail; stable.
Free from the risk of financial loss; reliable.
Origin: From securus, from se- + cura; see cure.
free from fear, care, or anxiety; easy in mind; not feeling suspicion or distrust; confident
overconfident; incautious; careless; -- in a bad sense
confident in opinion; not entertaining, or not having reason to entertain, doubt; certain; sure; -- commonly with of; as, secure of a welcome
net exposed to danger; safe; -- applied to persons and things, and followed by against or from
to make safe; to relieve from apprehensions of, or exposure to, danger; to guard; to protect
to put beyond hazard of losing or of not receiving; to make certain; to assure; to insure; -- frequently with against or from, rarely with of; as, to secure a creditor against loss; to secure a debt by a mortgage
to make fast; to close or confine effectually; to render incapable of getting loose or escaping; as, to secure a prisoner; to secure a door, or the hatches of a ship
to get possession of; to make one's self secure of; to acquire certainly; as, to secure an estate
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
In an operational context, to gain possession of a position or terrain feature, with or without force, and to make such disposition as will prevent, as far as possible, its destruction or loss by enemy action. See also denial measure.
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Rank popularity for the word 'SECURE' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3436
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'SECURE' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4068
Rank popularity for the word 'SECURE' in Verbs Frequency: #360
Rank popularity for the word 'SECURE' in Adjectives Frequency: #656
cereus, ceruse, Creuse, recuse, rescue, Rescue, secuer
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- jistit, zajistitCzech
- sicher, absichern, zuverlässig, sichernGerman
- seguro, confiable, aplomado, resguardadoSpanish
- مطمئن, امن, ایمنPersian
- suojata, tallessa, varmistaa, vakaa, turvassa, peloton, kiinnittää, turvallinen, turvata, varmaFinnish
- diongbháilte, urraighIrish
- ապահով, անվտանգArmenian
- slaptas, saugus, apsaugotasLithuanian
- protejat, sigur, asigurat, stabilRomanian
- salamu, usalamuSwahili
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