resecure

verb

re·​se·​cure (ˌ)rē-si-ˈkyu̇r How to pronounce resecure (audio)
-ˈkyər
resecured; resecuring

transitive verb

: 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

Examples of resecure in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If a data breach does happen, the Ultimate Security suite offers a white-glove service to guide you through steps to resecure your information. Advertising Content From Bitdefender, PCMAG, 1 May 2023 The grant will provide hands-on consulting to help small and medium-sized manufacturers restart their production, relaunch using new technologies, refocus on growing industries, reconnect with customers, reskill their workers, reshore their supply chains, and resecure their businesses. Laura Hancock, cleveland, 15 Apr. 2021 Advocate Sherman Hospital released a statement about the status of anesthesia services and its effort to resecure its certification as a Trauma II emergency center. Gloria Casas, chicagotribune.com, 12 Oct. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1810, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of resecure was in 1810

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“Resecure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/resecure. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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