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Definition of "security" []

  • Freedom from risk or danger; safety. (noun)
  • Freedom from doubt, anxiety, or fear; confidence. (noun)
  • Something that gives or assures safety, as: (noun)
  • A group or department of private guards: Call building security if a visitor acts suspicious. (noun)
  • Measures adopted by a government to prevent espionage, sabotage, or attack. (noun)

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 "security" in a sentence
  • "The final constitution should give effect to a progressive concept of security and should accordingly provide principled guidelines regarding the objectives of security and the interpretation of threats to security*."
  • "He was not desiring territory, but protection and security to the interests of his people, _security_ to prevent the"
  • "There is no security adress listed at [1] and hence took the industry standard security contacts addresses secure@ and security@. secure@xxxxxxxx, secure@xxxxxxxxx, security@xxxxxxxxx security@xxxxxxxx No reply."