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secured

adjective

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secured

verb
past tense of secure

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1 to drive danger or attack away from
  • sent troops to secure the city

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2 to make sure, certain, or safe
  • a retirement account that will help to secure our future

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3 to put securely in place or in a desired position
  • candidates for admission are asked to secure a recent photo to their application forms

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4 to receive as return for effort
  • finally secured a job after sending out dozens of applications

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“Secured.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/secured. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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