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    secure - Dictionary definition and meaning for word secure

    Definition
    (verb) get by special effort
    Synonyms : procure
    Example Sentence
    • He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed
    Definition
    (verb) cause to be firmly attached
    Synonyms : fasten , fix
    Example Sentence
    • fasten the lock onto the door
    • she fixed her gaze on the man
    Definition
    (verb) assure payment of Definition
    (verb) make certain of
    Synonyms : assure , ensure , guarantee , insure
    Example Sentence
    • This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us
    • Preparation will guarantee success!
    Definition
    (verb) fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug
    Synonyms : plug , stop up
    Example Sentence
    • plug the hole
    • stop up the leak
    Definition
    (verb) furnish with battens
    Synonyms : batten , batten down
    Example Sentence
    • batten ships
    Definition
    (adj) free from fear or doubt; easy in mind
    Synonyms : unafraid , untroubled
    Example Sentence
    • he was secure that nothing will be held against him
    Definition
    (adj) free from danger or risk
    Example Sentence
    • secure from harm
    • his fortune was secure
    • made a secure place for himself in his field
    Definition
    (adj) not likely to fail or give way
    Example Sentence
    • the lock was secure
    • a secure foundation
    • a secure hold on her wrist
    Definition
    (adj) immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with
    Example Sentence
    • an impregnable fortress
    • fortifications that made the frontier inviolable
    • a secure telephone connection
    Definition
    (adj) financially sound
    Synonyms : dependable , good , safe
    Example Sentence
    • a good investment
    • a secure investment
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