Translation of "secure" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /sɪˈkjʊər/ us /sɪˈkjʊər/

safe from danger

I don’t feel that the house is secure.

confident about yourself and the situation that you are in

Children need to feel secure in order to do well.

not likely to fail or be lost

estable, fijo
a secure job

firmly fastened and not likely to fall

bien sujeto, bien cerrado
Check that all windows and doors are secure.
verb uk /sɪˈkjʊər/ us /sɪˈkjʊr/

to fasten something firmly

amarrar, fijar
He secured the bike to the gate.

to make something safe

asegurar, afianzar

(Translation of “secure” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /siˈkjuə/

(often with againstor from) safe; free from danger, loss etc

Is your house secure against burglary?
He went on holiday, secure in the knowledge that he had done well in the exam.

firm, fastened, or fixed

Is that door secure?

definite; not likely to be lost

She has had a secure offer of a job
He has a secure job.
securely adverb

Make sure that you tie the knot securely.
security noun

the state of being, or making safe, secure, free from danger etc

the security of a happy home
This alarm system will give the factory some security
There has to be tight security at a prison
(also adjective) the security forces
a security guard.
security risk noun

a person considered not safe to be given a job involving knowledge of secrets because he/she might give secret information to an enemy etc

riesgo para la seguridad
He was considered a security risk because of his links to two extremists.

(Translation of “secure” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)