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security

se·cu·ri·ty

security

 
 
pronunciation:
sih kyu rih ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: securities
definition 1: freedom from fear or danger; safety.
Friends and family give me a feeling of security.
 
synonyms:
preservation, protection, safety
antonyms:
danger, jeopardy
similar words:
ease
definition 2: something that gives protection.
A smoke alarm is a security that every home should have.
synonyms:
defense, guard, protection, safeguard, shield
similar words:
anchor
Word Builder: security +
  • security guard:
    a guard who gives security by checking people or buildings.
  • security system:
    an electric or electronic system that gives security in a building.
  • security deposit:
    money paid to a landlord to guarantee payment of rent.