meaning of security

1. The condition or quality of being secure; secureness.
Freedom from apprehension, anxiety, or care; confidence of power of safety; hence, assurance; certainty.
Hence, carelessness; negligence; heedlessness.
Freedom from risk; safety.
That which secures or makes safe; protection; guard; defense.
Something given, deposited, or pledged, to make certain the fulfillment of an obligation, the performance of a contract, the payment of a debt, or the like; surety; pledge.
One who becomes surety for another, or engages himself for the performance of anothers obligation.
An evidence of debt or of property, as a bond, a certificate of stock, etc. ; as, government securities.
measures taken as a precaution against theft or espionage or sabotage etc. ; "military security has been stepped up since the recent ">uprising"

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