Free from fear, care, or anxiety; easy in mind; not feeling suspicion or distrust; confident.
Overconfident; incautious; careless; -- in a bad sense.
Confident in opinion; not entertaining, or not having reason to entertain, doubt; certain; sure; -- commonly with of; as, secure of a welcome.
Net exposed to danger; safe; -- applied to persons and things, and followed by against or from.
To make safe; to relieve from apprehensions of, or exposure to, danger; to guard; to protect.
To put beyond hazard of losing or of not receiving; to make certain; to assure; to insure; -- frequently with against or from, rarely with of; as, to secure a creditor against loss; to secure a debt by a mortgage.
To make fast; to close or confine effectually; to render incapable of getting loose or escaping; as, to secure a prisoner; to secure a door, or the hatches of a ship.
To get possession of; to make one's self secure of; to acquire certainly; as, to secure an estate.
The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them. Patrick Henry
It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war. John F. Kennedy
It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power. Alan Cohen
The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain. Aristotle
secure in Afrikaans is veilig
secure in Dutch is bevestigen, fixeren, bepalen
secure in Finnish is varma
secure in German is sicherstellen
secure in Latin is securus, tutis, defigo
secure in Portuguese is seguro
secure in Spanish is afianzar
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