Synonyms for secure

Synonyms for (verb) secure

Synonyms: batten, batten down, secure

Definition: furnish with battens

Usage: batten ships

Similar words: beef up, strengthen, fortify

Definition: make strong or stronger

Usage: This exercise will strengthen your upper body; strengthen the relations between the two countries


Synonyms: fix, fasten, secure

Definition: cause to be firmly attached

Usage: fasten the lock onto the door; she fixed her gaze on the man

Similar words: attach

Definition: cause to be attached


Synonyms: plug, stop up, secure

Definition: fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug

Usage: plug the hole; stop up the leak

Similar words: fill up, close

Definition: fill or stop up

Usage: Can you close the cracks with caulking?


Synonyms: secure, procure

Definition: get by special effort

Usage: He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed

Similar words: obtain

Definition: come into possession of

Usage: How did you obtain the visa?


Synonyms: secure

Definition: assure payment of

Similar words: guarantee, vouch

Definition: give surety or assume responsibility

Usage: I vouch for the quality of my products

Synonyms for (adjective) secure

Synonyms: secure

Definition: free from danger or risk

Usage: secure from harm; his fortune was secure; made a secure place for himself in his field

Similar words: assured

Definition: characterized by certainty or security

Usage: a tiny but assured income; we can never have completely assured lives


Similar words: firm

Definition: securely established

Usage: holds a firm position as the country's leading poet


Similar words: fail-safe

Definition: guaranteed not to fail

Usage: a fail-safe recipe for cheese souffle


Similar words: sure

Definition: physically secure or dependable

Usage: a sure footing; was on sure ground


Synonyms: secure

Definition: not likely to fail or give way

Usage: the lock was secure; a secure foundation; a secure hold on her wrist

Similar words: steady

Definition: securely in position; not shaky

Usage: held the ladder steady


Similar words: tight

Definition: securely or solidly fixed in place; rigid

Usage: the bolts are tight


Synonyms: secure, safe, dependable, good

Definition: financially sound

Usage: a good investment; a secure investment

Similar words: sound

Definition: financially secure and safe

Usage: sound investments; a sound economy


Synonyms: inviolable, impregnable, unassailable, unattackable, strong, secure

Definition: immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with

Usage: an impregnable fortress; fortifications that made the frontier inviolable; a secure telephone connection

Similar words: invulnerable

Definition: immune to attack; impregnable

Usage: gunners raked the beach from invulnerable positions on the cliffs