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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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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. blanket

noun. ['ˈblæŋkət, ˈblæŋkɪt'] bedding that keeps a person warm in bed.

Synonyms

  • Mackinaw blanket
  • electric blanket
  • bed clothing
  • mackinaw
  • bedclothes
  • manta
  • bedding
  • security blanket
  • afghan

Antonyms

  • show
  • fall short of
  • small
  • little

Etymology

  • blanchet (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. blanket

noun. ['ˈblæŋkət, ˈblæŋkɪt'] anything that covers.

Synonyms

  • cover
  • mantle
  • covering

Antonyms

  • thin
  • narrow-minded
  • unclear
  • low

Etymology

  • blanchet (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. blanket

verb. ['ˈblæŋkət, ˈblæŋkɪt'] cover as if with a blanket.

Antonyms

  • man

Etymology

  • blanchet (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. blanket

noun. ['ˈblæŋkət, ˈblæŋkɪt'] a layer of lead surrounding the highly reactive core of a nuclear reactor.

Synonyms

  • breeder reactor
  • layer

Antonyms

  • specific
  • incomplete
  • narrow

Etymology

  • blanchet (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. blanket

adjective. ['ˈblæŋkət, ˈblæŋkɪt'] broad in scope or content.

Synonyms

  • all-encompassing
  • panoptic
  • comprehensive
  • all-inclusive
  • across-the-board
  • broad
  • encompassing
  • all-embracing
  • wide

Antonyms

  • unmask
  • artifact
  • undress
  • exclude

Etymology

  • blanchet (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Example sentences of the word security-blanket


1. Noun Phrase
International travel insurance provides a security blanket for all sorts of emergencies when you travel abroad, but not all policies are created equal.

2. Noun Phrase
The cat also regards you as a security blanket and knows you will protect her, increasing her desire to remain in physical contact with you in order to relax.

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