resecure

verb re·se·cure \ (ˌ)rē-si-ˈkyu̇r , -ˈkyər \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of resecure

resecured; resecuring
: to secure (something) again: such as
a : to make (something) safe again especially against danger or loss
  • Police resecured the building/area.
  • If you … clicked on the event, you'll probably need to resecure your Facebook account, before the scammers can harvest too much information.
  • —Nick Broughall
b : to attach or close (something) firmly or tightly again
  • resecure a door/window
  • resecured the rope/boat to the dock

First Known Use of resecure

1810

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