Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To protect; guarantee; fasten; close.

Part of speech: verb

To obtain; acquire.

Part of speech: adjective

Guarded against danger.

Part of speech: adjective

Overconfident; incautious.

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Usage examples "secure":

  1. Meantime I shall try to secure a pass. - "Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist", Alexander Berkman.
  2. We shall be satisfied when those rights have been as secure as the faith and the freedom of the nation can make them. - "Germany, The Next Republic?", Carl W. Ackerman.
  3. All of these are steps toward a future in which the world's peace and prosperity, and ours as well as a result, are made more secure. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.