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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)

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.

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."