Associations to the word «Security»


SECURITY, noun. (uncountable) The condition of not being threatened, especially physically, psychologically, emotionally, or financially.
SECURITY, noun. (countable) Something that secures.
SECURITY, noun. An organization or department responsible for providing security by enforcing laws, rules, and regulations as well as maintaining order.
SECURITY, noun. (legal) Something that secures the fulfillment of an obligation or law.
SECURITY, noun. (legal) Freedom from apprehension.
SECURITY, noun. (finance) Proof of ownership of stocks, bonds or other investment instruments.W
SECURITY, noun. (finance) Property etc. temporarily relinquished to guarantee repayment of a loan.
SECURITY, noun. A guarantee.
SECURITY, noun. (obsolete) Carelessness; negligence.
SECURITY BLANKET, noun. A blanket that one uses to have a secure feeling or reduced anxiety, usually in the early years of life: Linus van Pelt had a famous security blanket.
SECURITY BLANKET, noun. Any object one uses to have a sense of security or reduced anxiety.
SECURITY BLANKETS, noun. Plural of security blanket
SECURITY BY DESIGN, noun. (security) (computing) Relying on a secure design to defend against attacks.
SECURITY CAMERA, noun. A video camera used to protect a building from intruders and to detect crime and other issues.
SECURITY CAMERAS, noun. Plural of security camera
SECURITY COMMUNITIES, noun. Plural of security community
SECURITY COMMUNITY, noun. A region of the world in which large-scale use of violence, such as war, among nations is highly unlikely.
SECURITY COUNCIL, proper noun. The UN Security Council.
SECURITY DEPOSIT, noun. An amount of money paid in advance as security against the payor's non-performance of a contractual obligation.
SECURITY DEPOSITS, noun. Plural of security deposit
SECURITY FORCES, noun. A political euphemism for an army.
SECURITY GUARD, noun. A person who is employed to provide security for people or property.
SECURITY GUARDS, noun. Plural of security guard
SECURITY HOLE, noun. (computer security) A security vulnerability in a software system.
SECURITY HOLES, noun. Plural of security hole
SECURITY INTELLIGENCE REVIEW COMMITTEE, proper noun. (Canada) oversight committee overseeing the CSIS sercurity service of Canada.
SECURITY INTEREST, noun. (legal) The right of a lender to take possession of collateral offered to secure the loan.
SECURITY INTERESTS, noun. Plural of security interest
SECURITY MARKET LINE, noun. (finance) A line representing the relationship between expected return and systematic risk, thus a graphical representation of the CAPM. It is valid both for portfolios and individual assets.
SECURITY MARKET LINES, noun. Plural of security market line
SECURITY MOM, noun. (US) A mother for whom the issues of security, national or otherwise, are of great importance
SECURITY MOMS, noun. Plural of security mom
SECURITY PRINCIPAL, noun. (computing) An entity capable of being authenticated by a computer system or network.
SECURITY PROCEDURE, noun. A procedure or set of procedures followed to ensure that state secrets, trade secrets, data, etc. are not compromised.
SECURITY PROCEDURES, noun. Plural of security procedure
SECURITY SERVICE, noun. A government organisation that aims to protect its nation and its secrets from enemies
SECURITY SERVICE, noun. Used in literal contexts: see security,‎ service.
SECURITY SERVICES, noun. Plural of security service
SECURITY SYSTEM, noun. A hardware system that prevents unauthorised intrusion into a premises, and reports such attempts
SECURITY SYSTEM, noun. (computing) A similar software system that prevents unauthorised access
SECURITY THEATER, noun. Security measures which are intended to, or do, provide a feeling or illusion of improved security, while doing little or nothing to actually improve security.
SECURITY THROUGH OBSCURITY, noun. (security) (computing) Relying on a potential attacker's lack of knowledge as a means of security.

Dictionary definition

SECURITY, noun. The state of being free from danger or injury; "we support the armed services in the name of national security".
SECURITY, noun. Defense against financial failure; financial independence; "his pension gave him security in his old age"; "insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness".
SECURITY, noun. Freedom from anxiety or fear; "the watch dog gave her a feeling of security".
SECURITY, noun. A formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment; the holder has a right to receive interest or dividends; "he held several valuable securities".
SECURITY, noun. Property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation; "bankers are reluctant to lend without good security".
SECURITY, noun. A department responsible for the security of the institution's property and workers; "the head of security was a former policeman".
SECURITY, noun. A guarantee that an obligation will be met.
SECURITY, noun. An electrical device that sets off an alarm when someone tries to break in.
SECURITY, noun. Measures taken as a precaution against theft or espionage or sabotage etc.; "military security has been stepped up since the recent uprising".

Wise words

Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have different effects.
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