HyperDic: security

English > 9 senses of the word security:
NOUNstatesecuritythe state of being free from danger or injury
possessionsecurity, protectiondefense against financial failure
feelingsecurityfreedom from anxiety or fear
possessionsecurity, certificatea formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment
possessionsecurity, suretyproperty that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation
groupsecurity, security departmenta department responsible for the security of the institution's property and workers
communicationsecurity, suretya guarantee that an obligation will be met
artifactsecurity, security system, security measurean electrical device that sets off an alarm when someone tries to break in
actsecurity, security measuresmeasures taken as a precaution against theft or espionage or sabotage etc.
security > pronunciation
Soundssihkyuh'rahtiy
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English > security: 9 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of being free from danger or injury.
Example"we support the armed services in the name of national security"
Narrowerpeace, public securityThe general security of public places
protection, shelterThe condition of being protected
securenessThe state of freedom from fear or danger
BroadersafetyThe state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions
OppositeinsecurityThe state of being subject to danger or injury
Spanishseguridad
Catalanseguretat
Adjectivessecurefree from danger or risk
English > security: 9 senses > noun 2, possession
Meaningdefense against financial failure; financial independence.
Example"his pension gave him security in his old age"
Synonymprotection
Narrowereasy streetfinancial security
hedge, hedgingAny technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk
insurancepromise of reimbursement in the case of loss
BroaderassetsAnything of material value or usefulness that is owned by a person or company
Spanishprotección, recaudo, seguridad, seguro
Adjectivessecurefinancially sound
English > security: 9 senses > noun 3, feeling
Meaningfreedom from anxiety or fear.
Example"the watch dog gave her a feeling of security"
NarrowerconfidenceA feeling of trust (in someone or something)
Broaderfearlessness, braveryFeeling no fear
Spanishfirmeza, seguridad
Catalanfermesa, seguretat
Adjectivessecurefree from fear or doubt
English > security: 9 senses > noun 4, possession
MeaningA formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment; the holder has a right to receive interest or dividends.
Synonymcertificate
Narrowerbond, bond certificateA certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money
convertible, convertible securityA corporate security (usually bonds or preferred stock) that can be exchanged for another form of security (usually common stock)
government security, agency securityA security issued by United States government agencies or the Farm Credit System
letter securityA stock or bond that is not registered / registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission and cannot be sold in the public market
listed securityA security that has been accepted for trading by one of the organized and registered securities exchanges in the US
mortgage-backed securityA security created when a group of mortgages are gathered together and bonds are sold to other institutions or the public
partnership certificateA certificate showing the interests of all parties in a business partnership
proprietorship certificateA certificate showing who is responsible in an individually owned business
registered securityA security whose owner's name is recorded on the books of the issuer (or issuer's agent)
scripA certificate whose value is recognized by the payer and payee
stock certificate, stockA certificate documenting the shareholder's ownership in the corporation
tax-exempt security, tax-exemptA security that is not subject to taxation
unlisted security, over the counter security, OTC securityA security traded in the over-the-counter market
zero-coupon security, zero coupon securityA security that makes no interest payments but instead is sold at a deep discount from its face value
Broaderlegal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument(law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
Spanishcertificado, título, valores
Catalancertificat
English > security: 9 senses > noun 5, possession
MeaningProperty that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation.
Example"bankers are reluctant to lend without good security"
Synonymsurety
Narrowerdepositmoney given as security for an article acquired for temporary use
earnestSomething of value given by one person to another to bind a contract
recognizance, recognisance(law) a security entered into before a court with a condition to perform some act required by law
warrant, stock warrant, stock-purchase warrantA type of security issued by a corporation (usually together with a bond or preferred stock) that gives the holder the right to purchase a certain amount of common stock at a stated price
Broadertransferred property, transferred possessionA possession whose ownership changes or lapses
Spanishfianza, garantía
English > security: 9 senses > noun 6, group
MeaningA department responsible for the security of the institution's property and workers.
Example"the head of security was a former policeman"
Synonymsecurity department
Broaderdepartment, sectionA specialized division of a large / large / large organization
SpanishDepartamento de Seguridad, Seguridad
English > security: 9 senses > noun 7, communication
MeaningA guarantee that an obligation will be met.
Synonymsurety
Broaderguarantee, warrant, warrantee, warrantyA written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications
Spanishgarantía, seguridad
Catalanseguretat
English > security: 9 senses > noun 8, artifact
MeaningAn electrical device that sets off an alarm when someone tries to break in.
Synonymssecurity system, security measure
Broaderelectrical deviceA device that produces or is powered by electricity
Spanishsistema de seguridad
Catalansistema de seguretat
English > security: 9 senses > noun 9, act
MeaningMeasures taken as a precaution against theft or espionage or sabotage etc..
Example"military security has been stepped up since the recent uprising"
Synonymsecurity measures
Broaderprecaution, safeguard, guardA precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage / damage or injury etc.

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