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secure

se·cure

secure

 
pronunciation:
sih kyur
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: free from fear, worry, or danger.
I feel secure now that I have a good job.
synonyms:
protected, safe
similar words:
all right, sheltered
definition 2: fastened tight.
The box has a secure lid.
synonyms:
fastened
antonyms:
loose
similar words:
closed, locked, shut, stable
derivations: securable (adj.), securely (adv.), secureness (n.), securer (n.)
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The word secure contains the following part:
cur2 Latin root that means to care