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secure



I - verb
1. get by special effort (Freq. 20)
- He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed
Syn:
procure
Derivationally related forms:
securer, procurement (for: procure), procurer (for: procure), procurance (for: procure), procural (for: procure)
Hypernyms:
obtain
Hyponyms:
suborn, copyright, patent, engage, enlist
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s something from somebody
2. cause to be firmly attached (Freq. 4)
- fasten the lock onto the door
- she fixed her gaze on the man
Syn:
fasten, fix
Ant:
unfasten (for: fasten)
Derivationally related forms:
fixture (for: fix), fastener (for: fasten), fastening (for: fasten)
Hypernyms:
attach
Hyponyms:
strap, tie, bind, rig, bitt,
latch, garter, chain, cable, picket, rope up,
cinch, girth, bandage, cramp, cleat, anchor,
cast anchor, drop anchor, ground, moor, berth, tie up,
spike, sew, run up, sew together, stitch, crank,
noose, chock, brad, bight, belay, bar,
clamp, velcro, stay, clinch, lock, lock up,
hasp, zip up, zipper, zip, tack, string,
hook, belt, cement, grout, staple, rivet,
button, pin, hang, hang up, lodge, wedge,
stick, deposit, entrench, intrench, buckle, clasp,
clasp, stake, wire, coapt, joggle,
joint, toggle
Cause:
fasten
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
- Somebody ----s something PP
3. assure payment of (Freq. 2)
Hypernyms:
guarantee, vouch
Hyponyms:
certify
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
4. make certain of (Freq. 1)
- This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us
- Preparation will guarantee success!
Syn:
guarantee, ensure, insure, assure
Derivationally related forms:
guarantee (for: guarantee)
Hyponyms:
doom, make
Verb Group:
guarantee, vouch
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s something
5. furnish with battens
- batten ships
Syn:
batten, batten down
Derivationally related forms:
batten (for: batten)
Hypernyms:
strengthen, beef up, fortify
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
6. fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug
- plug the hole
- stop up the leak
Syn:
plug, stop up
Derivationally related forms:
plug (for: plug)
Hypernyms:
close, fill up
Hyponyms:
stopper, stopple, tampon, chink, cork, cork up
Entailment:
insert, infix, enter, introduce
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something

II - adjective
1. free from fear or doubt;
easy in mind (Freq. 3)
- he was secure that nothing will be held against him
Syn:
unafraid, untroubled
Ant:
insecure
Derivationally related forms:
security
2. free from danger or risk (Freq. 2)
- secure from harm
- his fortune was secure
- made a secure place for himself in his field
Ant:
insecure
Similar to:
assured, firm, fail-safe, sure
See Also:
invulnerable, protected, safe
Derivationally related forms:
security
3. not likely to fail or give way
- the lock was secure
- a secure foundation
- a secure hold on her wrist
Ant:
insecure
Similar to:
steady, tight
See Also:
fixed
Derivationally related forms:
secureness
4. immune to attack;
incapable of being tampered with
- an impregnable fortress
- fortifications that made the frontier inviolable
- a secure telephone connection
Syn:
impregnable, inviolable, strong, unassailable, unattackable
Similar to:
invulnerable
Derivationally related forms:
impregnability (for: impregnable), secureness
5. financially sound
- a good investment
- a secure investment
Syn:
dependable, good, safe
Similar to:
sound
Derivationally related forms:
security, safeness (for: safe), dependableness (for: dependable)

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