Thesaurus

security

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of security

  1. 1 means or method of defending measures taken to beef up our national security Synonyms of security aegis (also egis), ammunition, armor, buckler, cover, guard, protection, safeguard, screen, defense, shield, wall, wardWords Related to security arm, armament, munitions, weapon, weaponry; fastness, fort, fortress, palisade, strongholdNear Antonyms of security aggression, assault, attack, offense (or offence), offensive

  2. 2 something given or held to assure that the giver will keep a promise their house will serve as security for the loan Synonyms of security gage, guarantee, guaranty, pawn, pledgeWords Related to security bail, bond; deposit, down payment, earnest, handsel; surety, warranty; assurance, oath, promise, troth, word; commitment, compact, contract, covenant; recognizance

  3. 3 the state of not being exposed to danger after the burglaries, police presence in the neighborhood was enhanced to give residents a stronger sense of security Synonyms of security protection, safeness, safetyWords Related to security aegis (also egis), cover, defense, guardianship, ward; guard, safeguard, screen, shield; asylum, harbor, haven, refuge, retreat, shelter; impregnability, impregnableness, invincibility, invincibleness, inviolability, inviolableness, invulnerability, invulnerablenessNear Antonyms of security hazard, risk, threat; instability, precariousness; harm's way; exposure, liability, openness, violability, vulnerability, vulnerableness; susceptibility, susceptiblenessAntonyms of security danger, distress, endangerment, imperilment, jeopardy, peril, trouble



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