secure englannista suomeksi
lukita, kiinnittää, sulkea
levollisin mielin, levollisin mielin oleva
suojata, varmistaa, turvata
- But thou, secure of soul, unbent with woes.
Confident in opinion; not entertaining, or not having reason to entertain, doubt; certain; sure; commonly used with ''of''.
''secure of a welcome''
Overconfident; incautious; careless.
Certain to be achieved or gained; assured.
''Just when victory seemed secure, they let it slip from their grasp.''
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.
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''
1831, (w), ''The Philosophy of Religion''
- It secures its possessor of eternal happiness.
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''
To get possession of; to make oneself secure of; to acquire certainly.
''to secure an estate''
2014, Jamie Jackson, "Ángel di María says Manchester United were the ‘only club’ after Real", ''The Guardian'', 26 August 2014:
- With the Argentinian secured United will step up their attempt to sign a midfielder and, possibly, a defender in the closing days of the transfer window. Juventus’s Arturo Vidal, Milan’s Nigel de Jong and Ajax’s Daley Blind, who is also a left-sided defensive player, are potential targets.
(quote-book)|chapter=3| title=The Mirror and the Lamp| passage=One saint's day in mid-term a certain newly appointed suffragan-bishop came to the school chapel, and there preached on “The Inner Life.” He at once secured attention by his informal method, and when presently the coughing of Jarvis (..) interrupted the sermon, he altogether captivated his audience with a remark about cough lozenges being cheap and easily procurable.