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1. security

noun. ['sɪˈkjʊrəti'] the state of being free from danger or injury.

Synonyms

  • shelter
  • protection
  • public security
  • safety
  • peace

Antonyms

  • insecureness
  • danger
  • war
  • disorder

Etymology

  • securite (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Security

  • obscurity
  • impurity
  • maturity
  • purity
  • surety

How do you pronounce security?

Pronounce security as sɪˈkjʊrəti.

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Sentences with security


1. Noun, singular or mass
This adds another layer of security for the springs to stay in place.

Quotes about security


1. Some might complain that nuclear disarmament is little more than a dream. But that ignores the very tangible benefits disarmament would bring for all humankind. Its success would strengthen international peace and security. It would free up vast and much-needed resources for social and economic development. It would advance the rule of law.
- Ban Ki-moon

2. I remember one day sitting at the pool and suddenly the tears were streaming down my cheeks. Why was I so unhappy? I had success. I had security. But it wasn't enough. I was exploding inside.
- Ingrid Bergman

3. I like the idea of being warm and secure. That's what home should be. That you have a sense of warmth, security, love, and you love the things around you and surround yourself with beauty.
- Andre Leon Talley

2. security

noun. ['sɪˈkjʊrəti'] defense against financial failure; financial independence.

Synonyms

  • insurance
  • protection
  • hedging
  • hedge
  • easy street

Antonyms

  • income
  • unfasten
  • dislodge
  • nonpayment

Etymology

  • securite (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. security

noun. ['sɪˈkjʊrəti'] freedom from anxiety or fear.

Synonyms

  • fearlessness
  • confidence

Antonyms

  • fear
  • unconnectedness
  • taxable

Etymology

  • securite (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. security

noun. ['sɪˈkjʊrəti'] measures taken as a precaution against theft or espionage or sabotage etc..

Synonyms

  • security measures
  • guard
  • precaution

Antonyms

  • overstock
  • understock
  • irregular
  • disrepute

Etymology

  • securite (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. security

noun. ['sɪˈkjʊrəti'] property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation.

Synonyms

  • earnest
  • warrant
  • stock warrant
  • transferred possession
  • transferred property
  • recognisance
  • recognizance
  • stock-purchase warrant
  • deposit

Antonyms

  • take
  • movableness
  • looseness
  • movability

Etymology

  • securite (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. security

noun. ['sɪˈkjʊrəti'] a formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment; the holder has a right to receive interest or dividends.

Synonyms

  • bond certificate
  • agency security
  • OTC security
  • partnership certificate
  • convertible security
  • tax-exempt security
  • government security
  • mortgage-backed security
  • scrip
  • letter security
  • unlisted security
  • instrument
  • convertible
  • proprietorship certificate
  • registered security
  • bond
  • stock certificate
  • over the counter security
  • official document
  • legal document
  • tax-exempt
  • legal instrument
  • certificate
  • zero coupon security
  • zero-coupon security
  • listed security

Antonyms

  • listed security
  • increase
  • divest
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • securite (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. security

noun. ['sɪˈkjʊrəti'] a department responsible for the security of the institution's property and workers.

Synonyms

  • section
  • security department

Antonyms

  • insincere
  • frivolous
  • purposeless

Etymology

  • securite (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. security

noun. ['sɪˈkjʊrəti'] an electrical device that sets off an alarm when someone tries to break in.

Synonyms

  • electrical device
  • security system

Antonyms

  • secured bond
  • unsecured bond
  • incommutable

Etymology

  • securite (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. security

noun. ['sɪˈkjʊrəti'] a guarantee that an obligation will be met.

Synonyms

  • warrant
  • warrantee
  • guarantee
  • warranty

Antonyms

  • inconvertible
  • unadaptable
  • repulsion
  • detach

Etymology

  • securite (Middle English (1100-1500))
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