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KK Pronunciation

〔 sIˋkjUr 〕


〔 siˊkjuә 〕

Overview of verb secure

The verb secure has 6 senses

  • procure, secure -- (get by special effort; "He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed")

  • fasten, fix, secure -- (cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man")

  • secure -- (assure payment of)

  • guarantee, ensure, insure, assure, secure -- (make certain of; "This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us"; "Preparation will guarantee success!")

  • plug, stop up, secure -- (fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug; "plug the hole"; "stop up the leak")

  • batten, batten down, secure -- (furnish with battens; "batten ships")

Overview of adj secure

The adj secure has 5 senses

  • secure, unafraid, untroubled -- (free from fear or doubt; easy in mind; "he was secure that nothing will be held against him")

  • secure -- (free from danger or risk; "secure from harm"; "his fortune was secure"; "made a secure place for himself in his field")

  • secure -- (not likely to fail or give way; "the lock was secure"; "a secure foundation"; "a secure hold on her wrist")

  • impregnable, inviolable, secure, strong, unassailable, unattackable -- (immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with; "an impregnable fortress"; "fortifications that made the frontier inviolable"; "a secure telephone connection")

  • dependable, good, safe, secure -- (financially sound; "a good investment"; "a secure investment")