Character 8
Hyphenation se cu ri ty
Pronunciations /sɪˈkjɔːɹəti/

Definitions and meanings of "Security"

What do we mean by security?

Freedom from risk or danger; safety. noun

Freedom from doubt, anxiety, or fear; confidence. noun

Something that gives or assures safety, as. noun

A group or department of private guards. noun

Measures adopted by a government to prevent espionage, sabotage, or attack. noun

Measures adopted, as by a business or homeowner, to prevent a crime such as burglary or assault. noun

Measures adopted to prevent escape. noun

Something deposited or given as assurance of the fulfillment of an obligation; collateral. noun

One who undertakes to fulfill the obligation of another; a surety. noun

A financial instrument, such as a stock or bond, representing rights of ownership or creditorship and often traded in secondary markets. noun

The state of being secure. noun

Freedom from annoyance, harm, danger, or loss; safety. noun

That which secures or makes safe; protection; defense; guard. noun

A guaranty or pledge; something given or deposited as surety for the fulfilment of a promise or an obligation, the payment of a debt, or the like. noun

A person who engages or pledges himself for the performance of another's obligations; one who becomes surety for another. noun

An evidence of debt or of property, as a bond or a certificate of stock: as, government securities. noun

The condition or quality of being secure; secureness. noun

Freedom from apprehension, anxiety, or care; confidence of power or safety; hence, assurance; certainty. noun

Hence, carelessness; negligence; heedlessness. noun

Freedom from risk; safety. noun

The condition of not being threatened, especially physically, psychologically, emotionally, or financially.

Something that secures.

An organization or department responsible for providing security by enforcing laws, rules, and regulations as well as maintaining order.

Something that secures the fulfillment of an obligation or law.

Freedom from apprehension.

(often used in plural) A tradeable financial asset, such as a share of stock.W

Proof of ownership of stocks, bonds or other investment instruments.

Property etc. temporarily relinquished to guarantee repayment of a loan.

A guarantee.

Carelessness; negligence.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Security

The word "security" in example sentences

The final constitution should give effect to a progressive concept of security and should accordingly provide principled guidelines regarding the objectives of security and the interpretation of threats to security*. ❋ Unknown (1995)

He was not desiring territory, but protection and security to the interests of his people, _security_ to prevent the ❋ Rebecca Agatha Armour (N/A)

Fightertrainer. com will be at the Madtown Throwdown on AUG 1st in Madison, WI. lyndeross My husband at bible study = sweet security dcsecurityjobs Have a #security clearance question? ❋ Unknown (2009)

There is no security adress listed at [1] and hence took the industry standard security contacts addresses secure@ and security@. secure@xxxxxxxx, secure@xxxxxxxxx, security@xxxxxxxxx security@xxxxxxxx No reply. ❋ Unknown (2009)

After I got through security (jacket went through Xray) and was waiting to board, I reached in my pocket and realized I had a 4″ lockback knife… completely ignored by the ’security’ folks (lucky for me). ❋ Unknown (2008)

He found the security office and quickly picked the ’security’ lock. ❋ Unknown (2007)

"The term security no longer denotes safety for us," he added from the city's GT Hospital where his son was fighting for his life in the intensive care unit. ❋ Unknown (2011)

Experience tells us that with this crew, "security" is just a code word for fear. ❋ Unknown (2006)

- The term security is connected with the rule of law, freedoms, rights, peace or something that secures equality. ❋ Unknown (2008)

SIMONE: He's thinking about January when he can go back to the ranch and just the title security and prosperity partnership, which did we get out of that? ❋ Unknown (2008)

· Enhance Special Branch accountability with its powers and responsibilities spelt out in law so that it can function impartially and independently and to clearly define the term security to avoid misconception and abuse of power. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Call me a pedant, but I object to the use of the term security contractors when referring to these mercenaries. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Unionizing our security is the stupidest thing that I've heard. ❋ Unknown (2009)

I make this decision because I am convinced that our security is at stake in Afghanistan and Pakistan. ❋ Unknown (2009)

But, he says, Mogadishu is still dangerous because of what he calls a "security vacuum" that was created following al-Shabab's recent withdrawal from there. ❋ Unknown (2011)

Personally I don't think they were worth the trouble if my security is at risk. ❋ Unknown (2009)

No lady, the threat to our security is the weak knee liberals like your boss. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Is it the rule of law or that they want to scare us into believing that our security is a risk, without the draconion measures of taking away the rights stated in Our Constitution. ❋ Unknown (2009)

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