adjective, se·cur·er, se·cur·est.
verb (used with object), se·cured, se·cur·ing.
- to assure payment of (a debt) by pledging property.
- to assure (a creditor) of payment by the pledge or mortgaging of property.
verb (used without object), se·cured, se·cur·ing.
- to cover openings and make movable objects fast: The crew was ordered to secure for sea.
- to be excused from duty: to secure from general quarters.
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We deliver to each client a dedicated platform so that they are in a 100% secure network environment.Leveraging collective intelligence and AI to benefit society|Jason Sparapani|November 18, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Just take some twist ties or pipe cleaners and secure them between the fabric layers on the top edge of the mask.The best ways to stop a mask from fogging up your glasses, ranked|Sandra Gutierrez G.|November 18, 2020|Popular Science
The E-Transit aims to further secure Ford’s dominance in the cargo van market.Ford unveils the 2022 E-Transit, its $45,000 electric workhorse|Kirsten Korosec|November 12, 2020|TechCrunch
The deadline for securing the early-bird price expires in just 72 hours.Only 72 hours left until early-bird savings end for TC Sessions: Space 2020|Alexandra Ames|November 11, 2020|TechCrunch
In 2018, he secured a position as Pluckers’ social media strategist.
And all the household cleaning chemicals and medications need to be inaccessibly and securely stored.Kids Eat the Darndest Things: Laundry Pods, Teething Necklaces, and More Of The Weirdest Stuff Sending Kids to the E.R.|Russell Saunders|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“He was groping for some way to phrase the emotions that usually were kept securely locked up,” said Eleanor.The Stacks: The Day Lou Gehrig Delivered Baseball’s Gettysburg Address|Ray Robinson|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The lucky artists who succeeded now have a foot securely planted on one of the lower rungs of the art world.
CEO Blake Hall tells me in an email that his system could have securely dealt with IRS data.
However, there are plenty of existing federal systems that securely transmit personal information with private companies.
Aristide replaced the baby, and with a complicated arrangement of string fastened it securely to the seat.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
With a writhing motion she settled herself more securely in the hammock.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
After he was securely bound he was forced to stand while the two, with foul epithets, hung the body of the corporal over the road.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
Now, all Jess could see were two thick chunks of wood nailed securely to the closed door opposite the open one.The Box-Car Children|Gertrude Chandler Warner
They went round it, tried the door into the yard, and the windows, but found them all fastened securely.The Empty House And Other Ghost Stories|Algernon Blackwood