Secure in a sentence

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Definition of Secure

  • Free from fear, care, or anxiety; easy in mind; not feeling suspicion or distrust; confident.
  • Overconfident; incautious; careless; -- in a bad sense.
  • Confident in opinion; not entertaining, or not having reason to entertain, doubt; certain; sure; -- commonly with of; as, secure of a welcome.
  • Not exposed to danger; safe; -- applied to persons and things, and followed by against or from.
  • To make safe; to relieve from apprehensions of, or exposure to, danger; to guard; to protect.
  • To put beyond hazard of losing or of not receiving; to make certain; to assure; to insure; -- frequently with against or from, rarely with of; as, to secure a creditor against loss; to secure a debt by a mortgage.
  • To make fast; to close or confine effectually; to render incapable of getting loose or escaping; as, to secure a prisoner; to secure a door, or the hatches of a ship.
  • To get possession of; to make one's self secure of; to acquire certainly; as, to secure an estate.
  • make certain of
  • furnish with battens
  • cause to be firmly attached
  • fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug
  • get by special effort
  • assure payment of
  • free from fear or doubt; easy in mind
  • free from danger or risk
  • not likely to fail or give way

How to use secure in a sentence. Secure pronunciation.

Can such, tho' they could think themselves wholly secure from taking Infection in going to the Play-House, encourage others, even weak and feeble Christians, by their Example, to run to the same dangerous Place likewise?
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And for you, Mrs. Bawd, what'er your layings out are, your comings in are chiefly from my hands; for you have neither House nor Lands to secure you; but 'tis upon my Purse, that you depend; and I am he that keeps you all alive.
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Neglecting of his Business, and Maintaining of his Miss, had made him run in Debt, and he began to be so haunted by Bailiffs and Sergeants, that he was forc'd to fly into the _Low-Countries_ to secure himself; Chusing rather to trust to his Heels than his Hands.
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To which she bid him never fear, all was secure enough.
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By which means we are very secure; and tho' the Society for Reformation, as they call it, does utterly Ruine all such as are Publick Houses of Assignation, yet our Trade is rather made the better by it; because here they may meet without Danger of being Exposed, as a Worthy Gentlewoman had like to have been not long ago, which might have been her Ruine, had she not fallen into the hands of Gentlemen.
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While Paulus was speaking he had gone up to Sirona, as a girl whose bird has escaped from its cage, and who creeps up to it with timid care in the hope of recapturing it; he offered her his hand, and as soon as he felt hers in his grasp, he had carefully rescued her from her fearful position, and had led her down to a secure footing on the plateau.
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All but overcome with heat and weariness, she at length found a shaded spot where her solitude seemed secure.
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The great five, whose place in the world's literature seems absolutely secure, are Pushkin, Gogol, Turgenev, Dostoevski, and Tolstoi.
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If Gogol had done nothing but write the best comedy in the Russian language, he would have his place in literature secure.
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His friends are all too sorry for him to have any suspicion of a sinister intention; and his friend Alexis is fatuously secure.
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But as set in operation for _man's good_, so, in an exigency that may make necessary their suspension, to secure his deliverance from peril and bring man back to the recognition of the personal God, as above, law, is it unreasonable to believe that God has power thus to suspend or overrule his own arrangements?
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The _rule_ of Christ in his earthly ministry was, most certainly, to receive the supply of his physical wants from His Heavenly Father, in the use of means to secure the results offered in the ordinary operation of the laws of God.
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Does the prayer, "Give us this day our daily bread," mean that we are to do nothing to secure our bread, lest we show no faith in God, and simply wait in idleness for God to repeat the miracle of sending it by a raven?
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A proposition was made, and arrangements were perfected to visit Doctor Cullis, to secure the benefit of his prayers.
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I at once decided I could not stay there long, but I had no other position in view, and it was not easy to secure one in the middle of the term.
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The railroad company supplied him with a return ticket, and though many of his brethren would secure treasures from the book-stores, but a solitary twenty-five cent scrip was in his possession, and he would need that to pay for refreshment on his way home.
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At ten, A.M., being then in fifteen fathoms of water, and drifting rapidly towards the shore, the captain summoned all hands into the cabin to consult about throwing our deck-load overboard, in order to leave us a better chance to secure ourselves to the rigging, and thus save our lives when the vessel should strike, which he judged would be in about half an hour.
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Secure in his power, and the hopes that the French nation then built upon him, he knew well that he had nothing to dread from exiled princes, or from a party which appeared dead without the least chance of resurrection.
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HE MIGHT SECURE OTHER LIVES FROM DESTRUCTION.
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Barmby was endeavouring to secure her companionship.
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Examples of Secure

Example #1
Can this be thought an Expression of their Charity to their Neighbour, or to be acceptable to Almighty God?
Example #2
Can Persons who know 'tis generally allowed, that the Infidelity and Looseness of the Age is very much owing to the Play-Houses; who have observed, that the Zeal of particular Persons have decreased, and their Strictness of Life abated, by their going to Plays; and do think that the Gospel obliges them to discourage, by their Reproof and Example, Sin in their Neighbours, to endeavour, according to their Advantages and Opportunities, to further their spiritual Welfare, and to be _Lights_ to lead others in their Duty and Way to Heaven?
Example #3
And since I am at all this cost, it is just that it should be acknowledged, and that you all should own me for your Master.
Example #4
I that Satisfies the Whore, and pay the Fees of both the Pimp and Pander.
Example #5
His Wench was glad she was so rid of him; for being become Poor, and not able to supply her with Money, she was grown quite a weary of him; but not of her way of Living; For as soon as he was gone, she repairs again to the Old Bawd; and acquainted her how matters stood with her.
Example #6
Till at last her Pride and Pleasure had brought him to Pain and Poverty.