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secure

 
Adjective secure has 6 senses
  1. secure, unafraid, untroubled - free from fear or doubt; easy in mind; "secure himself, he went out of his way to help others"
    Antonyms: insecure, overanxious, unassured
  2. secure - free from danger or risk; "secure from harm"; "his fortune was secure"; "made a secure place for himself in his field"
    Antonyms:
    insecure, unsafe, embattled, precarious, shaky, uncertain, unsure, unguaranteed, unsecured
  3. protected, secure - kept safe or defended from danger or injury or loss; "the most protected spot I could find"
  4. secure - not likely to fail or give way; "the lock was secure"; "a secure foundation"; "a secure hold on her wrist"
    Antonyms:
    insecure, loose, precarious, uncertain
  5. impregnable, inviolable, secure, strong, unassailable, unattackable - able to withstand attack; "an impregnable fortress"; "fortifications that made the frontier inviolable"
    Antonym: vulnerable (indirect, via invulnerable)
  6. dependable, good, safe, secure - financially sound; "a good investment"; "a secure investment"
    Antonym: unsound (indirect, via sound)
Verb secure has 6 senses
  1. procure, secure - get by special effort; "He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed"
    --1 is one way to obtain
    Derived form: noun securer1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something from somebody
  2. fasten, fix, secure - cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"
    --2 is one way to attach
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  3. secure - assure payment of
    --3 is one way to
    guarantee, vouch
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. guarantee, ensure, insure, assure, secure - make certain of; "This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us"; "Preparation will guarantee success!"
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  5. plug, stop up, secure - fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug; "plug the hole"; "stop up the leak"
    --5 is one way to close, fill up
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  6. batten, batten down, secure - furnish with battens; "batten ships"
    --6 is one way to strengthen, beef up, fortify
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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