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Cinched vs. Secure

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Cinchedverb

simple past tense and past participle of cinch

Secureadjective

Free from attack or danger; protected.

Secureadjective

Free from the danger of theft; safe.

Secureadjective

Free from the risk of eavesdropping, interception or discovery; secret.

Secureadjective

Free from anxiety or doubt; unafraid.

Secureadjective

Firm and not likely to fail; stable.

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Secureadjective

Free from the risk of financial loss; reliable.

Secureadjective

Confident in opinion; not entertaining, or not having reason to entertain, doubt; certain; sure; commonly used with of.

‘secure of a welcome’;

Secureadjective

(obsolete) Overconfident; incautious; careless.

Secureverb

To make safe; to relieve from apprehensions of, or exposure to, danger; to guard; to protect.

Secureverb

To put beyond hazard of losing or of not receiving; to make certain; to assure; frequently with against or from, or formerly with of.

‘to secure a creditor against loss; to secure a debt by a mortgage’;

Secureverb

To make fast; to close or confine effectually; to render incapable of getting loose or escaping.

‘to secure a prisoner; to secure a door, or the hatches of a ship’;

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Secureverb

To get possession of; to make oneself secure of; to acquire certainly.

‘to secure an estate’;

Secureadjective

Free from fear, care, or anxiety; easy in mind; not feeling suspicion or distrust; confident.

‘But thou, secure of soul, unbent with woes.’;

Secureadjective

Overconfident; incautious; careless; - in a bad sense.

Secureadjective

Confident in opinion; not entertaining, or not having reason to entertain, doubt; certain; sure; - commonly with of; as, secure of a welcome.

‘Confidence then bore thee on, secureEither to meet no danger, or to findMatter of glorious trial.’;

Secureadjective

Not exposed to danger; safe; - applied to persons and things, and followed by against or from.

Secureverb

To make safe; to relieve from apprehensions of, or exposure to, danger; to guard; to protect.

‘I spread a cloud before the victor's sight,Sustained the vanquished, and secured his flight.’;

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Secureverb

To put beyond hazard of losing or of not receiving; to make certain; to assure; to insure; - frequently with against or from, rarely with of; as, to secure a creditor against loss; to secure a debt by a mortgage.

‘It secures its possessor of eternal happiness.’;

Secureverb

To make fast; to close or confine effectually; to render incapable of getting loose or escaping; as, to secure a prisoner; to secure a door, or the hatches of a ship.

Secureverb

To get possession of; to make one's self secure of; to acquire certainly; as, to secure an estate.

Secureverb

get by special effort;

‘He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed’;

Secureverb

cause to be firmly attached;

‘fasten the lock onto the door’; ‘she fixed her gaze on the man’;

Secureverb

assure payment of

Secureverb

make certain of;

‘This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us’; ‘Preparation will guarantee success!’;

Secureverb

fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug;

‘plug the hole’; ‘stop up the leak’;

Secureverb

furnish with battens;

‘batten ships’;

Secureadjective

free from fear or doubt; easy in mind;

‘secure himself, he went out of his way to help others’;

Secureadjective

free from danger or risk;

‘secure from harm’; ‘his fortune was secure’; ‘made a secure place for himself in his field’;

Secureadjective

kept safe or defended from danger or injury or loss;

‘the most protected spot I could find’;

Secureadjective

not likely to fail or give way;

‘the lock was secure’; ‘a secure foundation’; ‘a secure hold on her wrist’;

Secureadjective

able to withstand attack;

‘an impregnable fortress’; ‘fortifications that made the frontier inviolable’;

Secureadjective

financially sound;

‘a good investment’; ‘a secure investment’;

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