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 if of that securer proof thou need, Remember but our craving thirst for gold.The Vision of Hell, Complete|Dante Alighieri
In other words, life strives continuously to make its embodiments more permanent, securer, richer and more manifold.Morals and the Evolution of Man|Max Simon Nordau
Did it offer any securer hiding-place than the part in which they were?Jack Haydon's Quest|John Finnemore
A securer heritage, however, than parental savings, is parental faith and piety.
As regards Port Adelaide itself, I cannot imagine a securer or a more convenient harbour.Expedition into Central Australia|Charles Sturt