Definition Of secure


fix or attach (something) firmly so that it cannot be moved or lost.

pins secure the handle to the main body

fixed or fastened so as not to give way, become loose, or be lost.

check to ensure that all nuts and bolts are secure

Example Of secure

  • "You cling to the concepts of the spiritual world so you can feel more secure .

  • a secure unit for youthful offenders

  • Along with the past they have shared, they are secure in the knowledge that whatever lies ahead, they will face it together.

  • Although the hospital takes ‘sectioned’ as well as voluntary patients, it is not a secure hospital and none of the wards is locked.

  • And yet, despite the real and manufactured fears, Britain still seems secure .

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