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adj. se·cur·er, se·cur·est
1. Free from danger or attack: a secure fortress.
2. Free from risk of loss; safe: Her papers were secure in the vault.
3. Free from the risk of being intercepted or listened to by unauthorized persons: Only one telephone line in the embassy was secure.
4. Free from fear, anxiety, or doubt: felt secure in his old job.
a. Not likely to fail or give way; stable: a secure stepladder.
b. Firmly fastened: a secure lock.
6. Reliable; dependable: secure investments.
7. Assured; certain: With three goals in the first period they had a secure victory, but somehow they lost.
8. Archaic Careless or overconfident.
tr.v. se·cured, se·cur·ing, se·cures
1. To guard from danger or risk of loss: The troops secured the area before the civilians were allowed to return.
2. To make firm or tight; fasten. See Synonyms at fasten.
3. To make certain; ensure: The speaker could not secure the goodwill of the audience.
a. To guarantee payment of (a loan, for example).
b. To guarantee payment to (a creditor).
5. To get possession of; acquire: secured a job.
6. To capture or confine: They secured the suspect in the squad car.
7. To bring about; effect: secured release of the hostages.
8. To protect or ensure the privacy or secrecy of (a telephone line, for example).

[Latin sēcūrus : sē-, without; see s(w)e- in Indo-European roots + cūra, care; see cure.]

se·cur′a·ble adj.
se·cure′ly adv.
se·cure′ment n.
se·cure′ness n.
se·cur′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.securer - someone who obtains or acquires; "the procurer of opera tickets"
acquirer - a person who acquires something (usually permanently)
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It may be that across the immensity of space the Martians have watched the fate of these pioneers of theirs and learned their lesson, and that on the planet Venus they have found a securer settlement.
But if thou think, trial unsought may finde Us both securer then thus warnd thou seemst, Go; for thy stay, not free, absents thee more; Go in thy native innocence, relie On what thou hast of vertue, summon all, For God towards thee hath done his part, do thine.
Through the joint efforts of all people, the overall social situation at present in Xinjiang has been stable and harmonious and people of all ethnic groups feel considerably safer and securer," he added.
Strengthening relations and sharing good policy is in the interests of local communities and will ensure a securer, more prosperous European neighbourhood.
The new procedure consists of QR code technology which is given the name of park securer.
So, with a heavy heart I have to leave Durham to ensure a securer future for my family.
He added: "RMT commends our Arriva Rail North members on their rock solid display of strength, resolve and unity during the action so far in opposition to the introduction of driver controlled operation and defence of the guards to guarantee a safer, securer and more accessible railway for all.
With Pakistan becoming securer and promising by the day, it is perhaps time to reverse brain drain.
The teams were formed in such a way as if the top scorer was in team 'A', the least scorer was also in team 'A' and if the second top securer was in team 'B', the second least securer was also in team 'B', and so on.
Although Smith views the next lines--"Learn here those humble steps to tread/ Which to securer glory lead" (15-16)--as "an invocation of Christian humility" (Poems 206), and while the "new centre" may be located in the spiritual heroism of Christian humility embodied by Bilbrough and Thomas Fairfax, that center is not as stable or secure as it first appears.
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Abdul Mahmood Abdul Gabar, has called on the government, the political forces and the African Mechanism to exert more efforts for making Sudan a safer and securer place, through luring in the outlaws and the absentees from the peace process, with the aim of joining the process and putting off the flames of war.