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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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
However, there are plenty of existing federal systems that securely transmit personal information with private companies.
CEO Blake Hall tells me in an email that his system could have securely dealt with IRS data.
The order is securely dated like any proper product of a well run office.Chasing Cleopatra: Peter Stothard Writes About the Queen|Peter Stothard|August 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The article inside declared that "the once securely buttoned-down fortress of male fashion is clearly under heavy siege."‘Male Plumage’ Then and Now: The Changing Face of Men’s Fashion|Clarisa Diaz, Michael Keller, Isabel Wilkinson|July 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The troops inside walked about securely, if not comfortably.The British Expedition to the Crimea|William Howard Russell
The horns were so securely fastened that, he could not separate them without breaking off one of the prongs.Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom|Samuel Griswold Goodrich
He tugged at his bonds, but they were fastened so securely that he could not start them.Wyoming|Edward Sylvester Ellis
When cold, put it up in tumblers or white-ware marmalade pots, and cover it securely.Miss Leslie's New Cookery Book|Eliza Leslie
In this locomotive the gear is the same as that of the next illustration, but it is securely boxed in a watertight iron cover.