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English definition of “secure”

secure

verb [T]
 
 
/sɪˈkjʊər/
ACHIEVE to achieve something, after a lot of effort: to secure the release of hostagesSucceeding, achieving and fulfilling
FASTEN to fasten something firmly: He secured the bike to the gate.Fastening and tying
MAKE SAFE to make something safeDefending and protectingBacking, supporting and defendingPreserving and saving
(Definition of secure verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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