Definitions for secure

Definitions for (verb) secure

Main entry: assure, secure, guarantee, insure, ensure

Definition: make certain of

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

Main entry: batten, batten down, secure

Definition: furnish with battens

Usage: batten ships

Main entry: fix, fasten, secure

Definition: cause to be firmly attached

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

Main entry: plug, stop up, secure

Definition: fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug

Usage: plug the hole; stop up the leak

Main entry: secure, procure

Definition: get by special effort

Usage: He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed

Main entry: secure

Definition: assure payment of

Definitions for (adj) secure

Main entry: unafraid, untroubled, secure

Definition: free from fear or doubt; easy in mind

Usage: he was secure that nothing will be held against him

Main entry: secure

Definition: free from danger or risk

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

Main entry: secure

Definition: not likely to fail or give way

Usage: the lock was secure; a secure foundation; a secure hold on her wrist

Main entry: secure, safe, dependable, good

Definition: financially sound

Usage: a good investment; a secure investment

Main entry: inviolable, impregnable, unassailable, unattackable, strong, secure

Definition: immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with

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

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