from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Freedom from risk or danger; safety.
- noun Freedom from doubt, anxiety, or fear; confidence.
- noun Something that gives or assures safety, as.
- noun A group or department of private guards.
- noun Measures adopted by a government to prevent espionage, sabotage, or attack.
- noun Measures adopted, as by a business or homeowner, to prevent a crime such as burglary or assault.
- noun Measures adopted to prevent escape.
- noun Something deposited or given as assurance of the fulfillment of an obligation; collateral.
- noun One who undertakes to fulfill the obligation of another; a surety.
- noun A financial instrument, such as a stock or bond, representing rights of ownership or creditorship and often traded in secondary markets.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The state of being secure.
- noun Freedom from annoyance, harm, danger, or loss; safety.
- noun That which secures or makes safe; protection; defense; guard.
- noun A guaranty or pledge; something given or deposited as surety for the fulfilment of a promise or an obligation, the payment of a debt, or the like.
- noun A person who engages or pledges himself for the performance of another's obligations; one who becomes surety for another.
- noun An evidence of debt or of property, as a bond or a certificate of stock: as, government securities.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The condition or quality of being secure; secureness.
- noun Freedom from apprehension, anxiety, or care; confidence of power or safety; hence, assurance; certainty.
- noun Hence, carelessness; negligence; heedlessness.
- noun Freedom from risk; safety.
- noun That which secures or makes safe; protection; guard; defense.
- noun Something given, deposited, or pledged, to make certain the fulfillment of an obligation, the performance of a contract, the payment of a debt, or the like; surety; pledge.
- noun One who becomes surety for another, or engages himself for the performance of another's obligation.
- noun An evidence of debt or of property, as a bond, a certificate of stock, etc..
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun uncountable The condition of not being
threatened, especially physically, psychologically, emotionally, or financially.
- noun countable Something that secures.
- noun An organization or department responsible for providing security by enforcing laws, rules, and regulations as well as maintaining order.
- noun law Something that secures the fulfillment of an obligation or law.
- noun law Freedom from
- noun finance Proof of ownership of
stocks, bondsor other investmentinstruments.W
- noun finance property temporarily
relinquishedto guaranteerepayment of a loan.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation
- noun the state of being free from danger or injury
- noun a department responsible for the security of the institution's property and workers
- noun freedom from anxiety or fear
- noun an electrical device that sets off an alarm when someone tries to break in
- noun a formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment; the holder has a right to receive interest or dividends
- noun a guarantee that an obligation will be met
- noun measures taken as a precaution against theft or espionage or sabotage etc.
- noun defense against financial failure; financial independence
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
The final constitution should give effect to a progressive concept of security and should accordingly provide principled guidelines regarding the objectives of security and the interpretation of threats to security*.
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After I got through security (jacket went through Xray) and was waiting to board, I reached in my pocket and realized I had a 4″ lockback knife… completely ignored by the ’security’ folks (lucky for me).
He found the security office and quickly picked the ’security’ lock.
"The term security no longer denotes safety for us," he added from the city's GT Hospital where his son was fighting for his life in the intensive care unit.
Experience tells us that with this crew, "security" is just a code word for fear.
- The term security is connected with the rule of law, freedoms, rights, peace or something that secures equality.
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