secureadjectiveuk /sɪˈkjʊər/ us /-ˈkjʊr/
secure adjective (FIXED)
secure adjective (PROTECTED)
- Care was taken to secure the crash site as a crime scene to preserve evidence.
- It's less easy to secure an area that is away from public view.
- Strenuous efforts were made to secure the area before the Prince's arrival.
- We must, as a matter of priority, secure the building in the light of recent developments.
- He was hoping to raise enough cash to secure his family's future.
secureverbuk /sɪˈkjʊər/ us /-ˈkjʊr/
secure verb (GET)
- The company managed to beat off the competition and secure the contract.
- The directors have managed to secure a good deal for the company.
- The commander-in-chief was given 36 hours to secure a withdrawal of his troops from the combat zone.
- The president said it was imperative that the release of all hostages be secured.
- Now that the finance has been secured, the production of the film is assured.
secure verb (PROTECT)
secure verb (FINANCE)
secure verb (FIX)