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Another word for secure

  1. Affording protection

      1. Not exposed to the threat of danger or harm:
      2. Usable in specified conditions without being damaged. Often used in combination:
      3. Free from danger or injury; undamaged or unhurt:
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  2. Having a firm belief in one's own powers

  3. Not easily moved or shaken

  4. Firmly settled or positioned

      1. That will not fail; always effective
      2. (Obs.) Secure or safe
      3. Having one's course directed; destined or bound:
      1. Intellectually powerful; able to think vigorously and clearly
      2. In good or sound health; robust:
      3. Forceful and pointed; emphatic:
      1. Not given to sudden changes in behavior, loyalty, disposition, etc.
      2. Not easily excited or upset:
      3. Direct and unfaltering; sure.
      1. Not showing or marked by erratic or volatile emotions or behavior:
      2. Not likely to change or be affected adversely; lasting; enduring
      3. Not likely to break down, fall apart, or give way; fixed
      1. Unfluctuating; steady:
      2. Legally or formally concluded; definite; final
      3. Strong and sure:
      1. Quick to understand or learn; mentally agile:
      2. Lasting; permanent:
      3. Living in a reckless, wild, dissipated way
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  5. Persistently holding to something

  6. Such as could not possibly fail or disappoint

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  1. To keep safe from danger, attack, or harm

      1. To attempt to manage without assistance:
      2. (Archaic) To defend.
      3. To ward off. Often used with off:
      1. To turn aside; fend off; parry
      2. (Archaic) To keep watch over; guard; protect
      3. To guard; protect.
      1. To protect from being attacked, exposed to danger, or subjected to difficulty.
      2. To be or provide a shield for; defend; protect; guard
      3. To protect, to defend.
      1. To ensure the safety or integrity of; protect or preserve:
      2. To protect or guard
      1. (Baseball) To swing at a pitch near (home plate) in order to avoid being called out on strikes.
      2. To keep from being subjected to difficulty or unpleasantness:
      3. To keep from being curtailed or exposed to risk:
      1. To protect (wildlife or natural resources) in a designated area, often for regulated hunting or fishing.
      2. To save from decay by the use of some preservative substance, such as as sugar or salt; to season and prepare (fruits, meat, etc.) for storage.
      3. To keep in perfect or unaltered condition; maintain unchanged:
      1. To cover (a piece of machinery) with a device to protect the operator
      2. To maintain control over, as to prevent indiscretion:
      3. To watch over so as to prevent escape or violence:
      1. To guard from attack; keep from harm or danger; protect
      2. To support or maintain, as by argument or action; justify:
      3. To protect (a goal, etc.) against scoring by an opponent
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  2. To make secure

      1. To make fast (a vessel, for example) by means of cables, anchors, or lines:
      2. To provide with an abiding emotional attachment:
      3. To secure or fix firmly.
      1. To put into a stable or unalterable form:
      2. To influence the outcome or actions of (something) by improper or unlawful means:
      3. (--- Informal) To take revenge upon (someone); get even with.
      1. To cause to be connected or attributed; impute
      2. To take a firm hold (on or upon); seize; cling
      3. To hold, fix, or direct (the attention, gaze, etc.) steadily on something
      1. To go to see (a performance, for example):
      2. To stop (oneself) from doing an action:
      3. To get (something required), usually quickly or for a brief period:
      1. To keep from drifting, giving way, etc., by or as by an anchor
      2. (Nautical) To drop anchor or lie at anchor.
      3. To cause to feel attached or secure:
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  3. To join one thing to another

      1. To cause to be held in place; secure
      2. To provide with an abiding emotional attachment:
      3. To hold (a ship, etc.) in place by cables or chains attached as to a pier or special buoy (mooring buoy), or by two anchors
      1. To restore to proper condition or working order; repair:
      2. (--- Informal) To take revenge upon (someone); get even with.
      3. To put into a stable or unalterable form:
      1. To become attached or joined
      2. To hold, fix, or direct (the attention, gaze, etc.) steadily on something
      3. To join (one thing to another); attach; connect
      1. To form pairs; join.
      2. To come together; unite
      3. (Elec.) To join (two or more circuits) by a common magnetic or electric field or by direct connection
      1. To join to or by means of a communications circuit:
      2. To establish a rapport or relationship; relate:
      3. To join or fasten (two things together, or one thing with or to another); link; couple
      1. To enunciate with clarity and precision:
      2. To fasten with or as if with a clip; hold tightly.
      3. To cut, cut off, or cut out with or as if with shears:
      1. To win the heart of; to connect by ties of love or self-interest; to attract; to fasten or bind by moral influence; with to.
      2. To affix or append; add:
      3. To come into legal operation in connection with anything; to vest.
      1. To impute; attribute:
      2. To place at the end; append:
      3. To secure to something; attach:
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  4. To make fast or firmly fixed, as by means of a cord or rope

  5. To render certain

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  6. To give a promise of payment of

      1. To undertake to do, accomplish, or ensure (something) for another:
      2. To assume responsibility for the quality or performance of:
      3. To give a guarantee or guaranty for
  7. To come into possession of

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  8. To gain possession of, especially after a struggle or chase

      1. (Slang) To stop and seize; catch:
      2. (Baseball) To put out (a base runner).
      3. (Slang) To strike or bring down:
      1. To kill in or as in hunting
      2. To swell like a full bag
      3. (Slang) To quit, forgo, or give up on
      1. To get possession of (fish or game, for example) by capturing or killing.
      2. To carry in one's possession:
      3. To subtract:
      1. To catch by means of a net.
      2. To bring in or yield as profit.
      3. To get or bring in as a net; clear as profit, etc.
      1. To cause to undertake or perform; prevail on:
      2. To take revenge on, especially to kill in revenge for a wrong.
      3. To cause to move or leave:
      1. To go to see (a performance, for example):
      2. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
      3. To take or get passively; incur or contract without intention, as by exposure
      1. To represent (something transient, immaterial, etc.) in more or less permanent form
      2. To attract and hold:
      3. To take or seize by force, surprise, or skill
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  9. To be the cause of

Another word for secure

  1. To fasten

      1. To cause to cohere or stick together in a mass:
      2. To be or become tight, hard, or stiff
      3. To unite or hold, as by a feeling of loyalty or love
      1. To resolve or bring into accord
      2. To come into conformity, as with one's surroundings; become suited, as to one's associates, circumstances, etc.
      3. To move or change (something) so as to be in a more effective arrangement or desired condition:
      1. To reach a decision; decide:
      2. To become more stable or composed; stop fluctuating or changing
      3. To cause to sink, become compact, or come to rest:
  2. To obtain

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  3. To protect