Synonyms of secure in English:

secure


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adjective

1‘check to ensure that all nuts and bolts are secure’

SYNONYMS

tight, firm, taut, fixed, secured, done up

closed, shut, locked, sealed

ANTONYMS

loose, unlocked

2‘make sure that the ladder you are working on is secure’

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stable, fixed, secured, fast, safe, steady, immovable, unshakeable, dependable

anchored, moored, jammed, rooted, braced, cemented, riveted, nailed, tied

strong, sturdy, solid, sound

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precarious, rocky

3‘jars kept secure in a pantry may survive for several generations’

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protected from danger, protected from harm, free from danger, sheltered, shielded, guarded, unharmed, undamaged, safe and sound, safe, out of harm's way, in a safe place, in safe hands, invulnerable, immune, impregnable, unassailable

at ease, unworried, reassured, relaxed, happy, comfortable, confident

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vulnerable, threatened, unsettled

4‘few young people face a secure future’

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certain, assured, reliable, dependable, settled, fixed, established, solid, sound

ANTONYMS

uncertain, insecure


verb

1‘pins secure the handle to the main body’

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fix, attach, fasten, affix, link, hitch, join, connect, couple, bond, append, annex, stick, pin, tack, nail, staple, clip

2‘the doors had not been properly secured’

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fasten, close, shut, lock, bolt, chain, seal, board up

3‘Athens was seeking to secure herself from a lightning invasion from the west’

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protect, make safe, make sound, make invulnerable, make immune, make impregnable, fortify, strengthen, shelter, shield, guard

4‘he killed the engine, then leapt out to secure the boat’

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tie up, moor, make fast, lash, hitch, berth

anchor

5‘a written constitution would secure the rights of the individual’

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assure, ensure, insure, guarantee, warrant, protect, indemnify, confirm, establish

6‘the company has already secured two million pounds' worth of business’

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obtain, acquire, gain, get, find, come by, pick up, procure, get possession of

buy, purchase

informal get hold of, land, get one's hands on, lay one's hands on, get one's mitts on

ANTONYMS

lose, let slip