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Definition of "secure" []

  • Free from danger or attack: a secure fortress. (adjective)
  • Free from risk of loss; safe: Her papers were secure in the vault. (adjective)
  • Free from the risk of being intercepted or listened to by unauthorized persons: Only one telephone line in the embassy was secure. (adjective)
  • Free from fear, anxiety, or doubt. (adjective)
  • Not likely to fail or give way; stable: a secure stepladder. (adjective)
  • Free from danger, damage, etc (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Free from fear, care, etc (adjective)
  • In safe custody (adjective)
  • Not likely to fail, become loose, etc (adjective)
  • Able to be relied on; certain (adjective)
  • Stowed away or made inoperative (adjective)
  • Careless or overconfident (adjective)
  • To obtain or get possession of (verb)
  • To make or become free from danger, fear, etc (verb)
  • To make fast or firm; fasten (verb)
  • To make or become certain; guarantee (verb)
  • To assure (a creditor) of payment, as by giving security (verb)
  • To make (a military position) safe from attack (verb)
  • To make (a vessel or its contents) safe or ready by battening down hatches, stowing gear, etc (verb)
  • To stow or make inoperative (verb)

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Use "secure" in a sentence
  • "He'll discuss his plan for what he calls a secure energy future."
  • "He'll discuss his plans for what he calls a secure energy future."
  • "He'll be discussing his plan for what he calls a secure energy future."