Synonyms for security

Synonyms for (noun) security

Synonyms: security, security measures

Definition: measures taken as a precaution against theft or espionage or sabotage etc.

Usage: military security has been stepped up since the recent uprising

Similar words: safeguard, precaution, guard

Definition: a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc.

Usage: he put an ice pack on the injury as a precaution; an insurance policy is a good safeguard; we let our guard down


Synonyms: security, security measure, security system

Definition: an electrical device that sets off an alarm when someone tries to break in

Similar words: electrical device

Definition: a device that produces or is powered by electricity


Synonyms: security, surety

Definition: a guarantee that an obligation will be met

Similar words: guarantee, warrant, warrantee, warranty

Definition: a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications


Synonyms: security

Definition: freedom from anxiety or fear

Usage: the watch dog gave her a feeling of security

Similar words: fearlessness, bravery

Definition: feeling no fear


Synonyms: security, security department

Definition: a department responsible for the security of the institution's property and workers

Usage: the head of security was a former policeman

Similar words: department, section

Definition: a specialized division of a large organization

Usage: you'll find it in the hardware department; she got a job in the historical section of the Treasury


Synonyms: security, protection

Definition: defense against financial failure; financial independence

Usage: his pension gave him security in his old age; insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness

Similar words: assets

Definition: anything of material value or usefulness that is owned by a person or company


Synonyms: surety, security

Definition: property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation

Usage: bankers are reluctant to lend without good security

Similar words: transferred possession, transferred property

Definition: a possession whose ownership changes or lapses


Synonyms: security, certificate

Definition: a formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment; the holder has a right to receive interest or dividends

Usage: he held several valuable securities

Similar words: instrument, legal document, legal instrument, official document

Definition: (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right


Synonyms: security

Definition: the state of being free from danger or injury

Usage: we support the armed services in the name of national security

Similar words: safety

Definition: the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions

Usage: insure the safety of the children; the reciprocal of safety is risk