Synonyms of security


1. security, safety

usage: the state of being free from danger or injury; "we support the armed services in the name of national security"

2. security, protection, assets

usage: defense against financial failure; financial independence; "his pension gave him security in his old age"; "insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness"

3. security, fearlessness, bravery

usage: freedom from anxiety or fear; "the watch dog gave her a feeling of security"

4. security, certificate, legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument

usage: a formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment; the holder has a right to receive interest or dividends; "he held several valuable securities"

5. security, surety, transferred property, transferred possession

usage: property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation; "bankers are reluctant to lend without good security"

6. security, security department, department, section

usage: a department responsible for the security of the institution's property and workers; "the head of security was a former policeman"

7. security, surety, guarantee, warrant, warrantee, warranty

usage: a guarantee that an obligation will be met

8. security system, security measure, security, electrical device

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

9. security, security measures, precaution, safeguard, guard

usage: measures taken as a precaution against theft or espionage or sabotage etc.; "military security has been stepped up since the recent uprising"

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