se·​cure·​ment si-ˈkyu̇r-mənt How to pronounce securement (audio)
obsolete : protection
: the act or process of securing

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Saban and Wiggins’ securement of Hale, the No. 9 receiver in 2023, shows that when Alabama wants a player, regardless of where they’re located, the coaching staff can sell them on a future in Tuscaloosa. Nick Alvarez |, al, 21 Sep. 2022 The driver was ordered to get re-trained in wheelchair securement before handling any more wheelchair patients. John Edwards, ajc, 20 Nov. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1622, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of securement was in 1622

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Cite this Entry

“Securement.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

Kids Definition


se·​cure·​ment si-ˈkyu̇(ə)r-mənt How to pronounce securement (audio)
: the act or process of making secure
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