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1. secure

verb. ['sɪˈkjʊr'] get by special effort.

Synonyms

  • patent
  • copyright
  • suborn
  • enlist
  • engage
  • obtain

Antonyms

  • unlash
  • unbind
  • uncover
  • unsaddle

Etymology

  • securus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Secure

  • entrepreneur
  • pimplapure
  • observateur
  • premature
  • reinsure
  • procure
  • obscure
  • immature
  • beladur
  • amanpour
  • stamour
  • rednour
  • reassure
  • mature
  • lumpur
  • lancour
  • impure
  • gochnour
  • gilmour
  • demure
  • brochure
  • bonjour
  • baldur
  • unsure
  • segur
  • mosur
  • manure
  • lesure
  • latour
  • lacour

Sentences with secure


1. Verb, base form
Wrap wreath wire around the metal ring and twist to secure it in place.

2. Adjective
The shower door makes for a portable and secure way to play the game.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Make sure all trusses are plumb and secure.

Quotes about secure


1. The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

2. There is only one secure foundation: a genuine, deep relationship with Jesus Christ, which will carry you through any and all turmoil. No matter what storms are raging all around, you'll stand firm if you stand on His love.
- Charles Stanley

3. People are basically the same the world over. Everybody wants the same things - to be happy, to be healthy, to be at least reasonably prosperous, and to be secure. They want friends, peace of mind, good family relationships, and hope that tomorrow is going to be even better than today.
- Zig Ziglar

2. secure

adjective. ['sɪˈkjʊr'] free from fear or doubt; easy in mind.

Synonyms

  • unafraid

Antonyms

  • undock
  • worsen

Etymology

  • securus (Latin)

3. secure

verb. ['sɪˈkjʊr'] cause to be firmly attached.

Synonyms

  • berth
  • cramp
  • fix
  • rivet
  • drop anchor
  • bitt
  • strap
  • intrench
  • brad
  • cleat
  • button
  • hang up
  • picket
  • tack
  • bar
  • bight
  • coapt
  • lodge
  • garter
  • chock
  • ground
  • toggle
  • girth
  • crank
  • sew together
  • string
  • tie
  • noose
  • bind
  • cable
  • sew
  • brooch
  • attach
  • stick
  • cement
  • velcro
  • hook
  • cast anchor
  • rope up
  • zipper
  • bandage
  • entrench
  • zip
  • joggle
  • spike
  • clamp
  • clinch
  • run up
  • buckle
  • tie up
  • stake
  • lock up
  • clasp
  • pin
  • chain
  • grout
  • wire
  • zip up
  • stitch
  • hasp
  • moor
  • belt
  • cinch
  • anchor
  • latch
  • lock
  • joint
  • hang
  • fasten
  • deposit
  • wedge
  • stay
  • rig
  • staple

Antonyms

  • unlock
  • unpin
  • unfasten
  • untie
  • unstaple
  • unbar
  • unzip
  • unchain
  • dislodge
  • unhook
  • unbelt
  • unbuckle
  • unbutton
  • detach

Etymology

  • securus (Latin)

4. secure

adjective. ['sɪˈkjʊr'] free from danger or risk.

Synonyms

  • assured
  • sure
  • firm
  • protected
  • fail-safe
  • safe

Antonyms

  • insecure
  • dangerous
  • unprotected
  • winterize

Etymology

  • securus (Latin)

5. secure

verb. ['sɪˈkjʊr'] assure payment of.

Synonyms

  • certify
  • guarantee

Antonyms

  • uncouple
  • unclip
  • unhitch

Etymology

  • securus (Latin)

6. secure

verb. ['sɪˈkjʊr'] make certain of.

Synonyms

  • make
  • vouch
  • doom
  • guarantee
  • assure
  • insure

Antonyms

  • permit
  • disconnect
  • figure
  • hold

Etymology

  • securus (Latin)

7. secure

verb. ['sɪˈkjʊr'] furnish with battens.

Synonyms

  • beef up
  • batten down
  • strengthen
  • fortify

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • unbend
  • stable
  • stop

Etymology

  • securus (Latin)

8. secure

adjective. ['sɪˈkjʊr'] not likely to fail or give way.

Synonyms

  • fixed
  • tight

Antonyms

  • insecure
  • summerize
  • unstrap

Etymology

  • securus (Latin)

9. secure

adjective. ['sɪˈkjʊr'] financially sound.

Synonyms

  • dependable
  • sound
  • safe

Antonyms

  • dull
  • take away
  • natural object
  • disassemble

Etymology

  • securus (Latin)

10. secure

adjective. ['sɪˈkjʊr'] immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with.

Synonyms

  • unattackable
  • invulnerable
  • impregnable
  • strong
  • inviolable

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • proliferation
  • free
  • allow

Etymology

  • securus (Latin)
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