What does the word secure mean?

Usage examples for secure

  1. Meantime I shall try to secure a pass. – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by 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? by 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 by Various