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Another word for security

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Noun
  1. The quality or state of being safe

      1. A catch or locking device on a firearm that prevents it from firing
      2. A device designed to prevent accidents, as a lock on a firearm preventing accidental firing.
      3. The condition of being safe; freedom from danger, risk, or injury.
      1. A statement or indication that inspires confidence; a guarantee or pledge:
      2. Freedom from doubt; certainty about something:
      3. (Chiefly British) Insurance, especially life insurance.
    See also:

    safety

  2. Reliability in withstanding pressure, force, or stress

  3. The act or a means of defending

      1. A person under the protection or care of another.
      2. Any person under another's protection or care
      3. A means of defense or protection
      1. A broad piece of armor made of rigid material and strapped to the arm or carried in the hand for protection against hurled or thrusted weapons.
      2. A person or thing that provides protection.
      3. A heavy metal screen attached to an artillery piece for the protection of the gunners
      1. A permit or pass allowing safe passage
      2. (--- Now Rare) A convoy or guard
      3. Something that provides protection against attack, loss, or injury, as:
      1. One who protects; a guardian.
      2. The title held by Oliver Cromwell (1653-58) and his son Richard (1658-59), during the British Protectorate
      3. A device that protects; a guard.
      1. A protecting or being protected
      2. Payment made by racketeers to officials or law enforcement to avoid arrest or prosecution.
      3. One that protects:
      1. A preserving or being preserved
      2. The act of preserving; care to preserve; act of keeping from destruction, decay or any ill.
      1. Something that gives protection; a safeguard:
      2. The act or duty of guarding; careful watch; wariness; defense; protection
      3. Protection; watch:
      1. A fact or law that provides a full or partial exoneration of the defendant against the charges or claims made in a lawsuit or prosecution.
      2. Justification or support by speech or writing; vindication
      3. Something that defends; means of or resources for protection
    See also:

    attack

  4. Something given to guarantee the repayment of a loan or the fulfillment of an obligation

      1. (--- Law) A judicial writ authorizing the search or seizure of property, arrest of a person, or the execution of a legal judgment.
      2. Justification or reasonable grounds for some act, course, statement, or belief
      3. An option issued by a company granting the holder the right to buy certain securities, generally common stock, at a specified price and usually for a limited time
      1. A person, as an employee, whose presence in a group is supposed to indicate absence of discrimination, as in race
      2. A specific instance of a phenomenon or a class of things, as of a linguistic feature in a sample of a person's speech, that can be isolated for study or analysis.
      3. A piece of stamped metal, etc. with a face value higher than its real value, issued as a substitute for currency, for use as fare on a transportation line, etc.
      1. The condition of something thus given or held:
      2. A person who has been accepted for membership in a fraternity or similar organization and has promised to join but has not yet been initiated.
      3. A token or earnest
      1. The condition of being held as a pledge against the payment of a loan:
      2. Anything given as security, as for a debt, performance of an action, etc.; pledge; guaranty
      3. (Games) A chess piece of lowest value that may move forward one square at a time or two squares in the first move, capture other pieces only on a one-space diagonal forward move, and be promoted to any piece other than a king upon reaching the eighth rank.
      1. A pledge committing a person to the payment of another's debt or the fulfillment of another's obligation in the event of default
      2. Something given or held as security
      3. A guarantee serving to assure a particular outcome or condition.
      1. Money given as a part payment and pledge in binding a bargain
      2. A male given name, an occasional spelling variant of Ernest.
      3. Something given or done as an indication or assurance of what is to come; token

Another word for security

Noun
  1. Safety

      1. A saving or being saved from danger, evil, difficulty, destruction, etc.; rescue
      2. A source, means, or cause of such preservation or deliverance.
      3. The agent or means that brings about such deliverance.
      1. The payment of an obligation, as a government's payment of the value of its bonds.
      2. (Christianity) Salvation from sin through Jesus's sacrifice.
      3. The act of redeeming or the condition of having been redeemed.
      1. Exemption from prosecution granted to a witness to compel him or her to give potentially self-incriminating testimony that otherwise could not be compelled because of the constitutional right against self-incrimination.
      2. (Law) Exemption from certain generally applicable requirements of law or from certain liabilities, granted to special groups of people to facilitate the performance of their public functions:
      3. Resistance to or protection against a specified disease; power to resist infection, esp. as a result of antibody formation
      1. A safety device, as in machinery
      2. The act or duty of guarding; careful watch; wariness; defense; protection
      3. Protection; watch:
      1. A room or division of a hospital set apart for a specific class or group of patients
      2. Any person under another's protection or care
      3. A means of defense or protection
      1. A holy place, as a building set aside for worship of the divinity or of one or more deities
      2. A particularly holy place within a church or temple, as the part around the altar, the holy of holies in the Jewish Temple, etc.
      3. A place of refuge or protection; asylum: orig., fugitives from justice were immune from arrest in churches or other sacred places
      1. A preserving or being preserved
      2. The act of preserving; care to preserve; act of keeping from destruction, decay or any ill.
      1. A permit or pass allowing safe passage
      2. Something that provides protection against attack, loss, or injury, as:
      3. A safety device, as on machinery
      1. Something that defends; means of or resources for protection
      2. Justification or support by speech or writing; vindication
      3. A fact or law that provides a full or partial exoneration of the defendant against the charges or claims made in a lawsuit or prosecution.
      1. The act or process of moving back or away, especially from something hazardous, formidable, or unpleasant:
      2. An organized group withdrawal from regular activities for a given purpose, as by colleagues meeting away from the office and engaging in exercises for promoting teamwork, creativity, etc.
      3. Withdrawal to a safe or private place
      1. Shelter or protection from danger, difficulty, etc.
      2. An expedient to secure protection or defence.
      3. Protection or shelter, as from danger or hardship:
      1. Any of certain devices for preventing an accident or an undesirable effect
      2. A catch or locking device on a firearm that prevents it from firing
      3. The quality or condition of being safe; freedom from danger, injury, or damage; security
      1. The state of being covered or protected; protection; refuge
      2. Something, especially a structure, that provides cover or protection, as from the weather:
      3. Something that covers or protects; protection, or place affording protection, as from the elements or danger
      1. Something that lowers the risk of pregnancy or infection, especially the use of a condom.
      2. Payment made by racketeers to officials or law enforcement to avoid arrest or prosecution.
      3. One that protects:
  2. A guarantee

      1. (Obs.) The state of being a hostage
      2. A person held by one party in a conflict as security that specified terms will be met by the opposing party.
      3. A person given as a pledge, or taken prisoner as by an enemy or terrorist, until certain conditions are met
      1. Bondman
      2. A male bondservant.
      3. A person who provides bond or surety for another.
      1. A godfather or godmother; person who answers for a child, as at baptism, making the profession of faith and the promises prescribed
      2. A business firm or other agency that alone or with others pays the costs of a radio or television program on which it advertises or promotes something
      3. One that finances a project, event, or organization directed by another person or group, such as a business enterprise that pays for radio or television programming in return for advertising time.
      1. Harmony of opinion; accord:
      2. A contract
      3. An arrangement between parties, usually resulting from a discussion, regarding a course of action.
      1. A clause of such a contract
      2. In the Bible, a divine promise establishing or modifying God's relationship to humanity or to a particular group.
      3. A binding agreement; a compact.
      1. An agreement between two or more people to do something, esp. one formally set forth in writing and enforceable by law; compact; covenant
      2. A document containing the terms of a contract
      3. The writing or document containing such an agreement.
      1. A compact automobile
      2. A small cosmetic case, usually containing face powder and mirror
      3. An agreement or a covenant.
      1. An arrangement between people; a compact.
      2. An agreement between persons, groups, or nations; compact; covenant
      3. A formal agreement, such as one between nations; a treaty.
      1. A representation, especially in writing, made by a seller or company to a purchaser of a product or service that a refund, repair, or replacement will be made if the product or service proves defective or unsatisfactory, especially within a given time period.
      2. (Insurance law) A stipulation or engagement by a party insured, that certain things, relating to the subject of insurance, or affecting the risk, exist, or shall exist, or have been done, or shall be done. These warranties, when expressed, should appear in the policy; but there are certain implied warranties.
      3. (Law) An engagement or undertaking, expressed or implied, that a certain fact regarding the subject of a contract is, or shall be, as it is expressly implied or promised to be. In sales of goods by persons in possession, there is an implied warranty of title.
      1. A declaration assuring that one will or will not do something; a vow.
      2. Indication of something favorable to come; expectation:
      3. Indication, as of a successful prospect or future; basis for expectation
      1. Anything certain; definite act
      2. The quality of being established as true:
      3. The fact, quality, or state of being certain, especially:
      1. (Furniture) Normally curved handle suspended between sockets as a drawer pull. This may also be on a kettle or pail, as the wire bail handle shown in the drawing.
      2. An arch or hoop, such as one of those used to support the top of a covered wagon.
      3. Security, usually a sum of money, exchanged for the release of an arrested person as a guarantee of that person's appearance for trial.
      1. (Historical) A pledge to appear and fight, as a glove thrown down by a knight challenging another
      2. Something, such as a glove or other pledge, thrown down as a challenge to combat (now usually figurative).
      3. A male given name, modern transferred use of the surname.
      1. Something said or done to inspire confidence, as a promise, positive statement, etc.; guarantee
      2. A statement or indication that inspires confidence; a guarantee or pledge:
      3. Freedom from doubt; certainty about something:
      1. A collateral relative
      2. Anything, such as stocks or bonds, that secures or guarantees the discharge of an obligation
      3. Property acceptable as security for a loan or other obligation.
      1. (Finance) An interest-bearing certificate issued by a government or business, promising to pay the holder a specified sum on a specified date: it is a common means of raising capital funds
      2. A duty or obligation imposed by a contract, promise, etc.
      3. A binding agreement; a covenant.
      1. Something beyond doubt; a certainty.
      2. A pledge or formal promise made to secure against loss, damage, or default; a security.
      3. One who has contracted to be responsible for another, especially one who assumes responsibilities or debts in the event of another party's default.
      1. The contract or transaction stipulating or involving such delivery.
      2. A person who has been accepted for membership in a fraternity or similar organization and has promised to join but has not yet been initiated.
      3. A promise or agreement
      1. Anything given as security, as for a debt, performance of an action, etc.; pledge; guaranty
      2. A person used to advance another's purposes; tool
      3. (Games) A chess piece of lowest value that may move forward one square at a time or two squares in the first move, capture other pieces only on a one-space diagonal forward move, and be promoted to any piece other than a king upon reaching the eighth rank.
      1. A person who is considered as representative of a social group, such as a lone individual or one of a small number of employees hired primarily to prevent an employer from being accused of discrimination.
      2. A specific instance of a phenomenon or a class of things, as of a linguistic feature in a sample of a person's speech, that can be isolated for study or analysis.
      3. A piece of stamped metal, etc. with a face value higher than its real value, issued as a substitute for currency, for use as fare on a transportation line, etc.
      1. A thing taken away as a penalty for making some mistake in a game, and redeemable by a specified action
      2. Something that one loses or has to give up because of some crime, fault, or neglect of duty; specif., a fine or penalty
      3. Something that is lost or given up on account of an offense, error, or failure to fulfill an agreement.
      1. Money given as a part payment and pledge in binding a bargain
      2. A male given name, an occasional spelling variant of Ernest.
      3. Something given or done as an indication or assurance of what is to come; token
  3. Stability

      1. A pledge or formal promise made to secure against loss, damage, or default; a security.
      2. One who has contracted to be responsible for another, especially one who assumes responsibilities or debts in the event of another party's default.
      3. Something beyond doubt; a certainty.
      1. A statement or indication that inspires confidence; a guarantee or pledge:
      2. Belief in one's own abilities; self-confidence
      3. (Chiefly British) Insurance, especially life insurance.
      1. (Logic) The property of a logical theory that whenever a wff is a theorem then it must also be valid. Symbolically, letting T represent a theory within logic L, this can be represented as the property that whenever is true, then must also be true, for any wff φ of logic L.
      2. (Uncountable) The state or quality of being sound.
      3. (Countable) The result or product of being sound.
    See also:

    confidence