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Synonyms for security

Synonyms for security

the quality or state of being safe

reliability in withstanding pressure, force, or stress

something given to guarantee the repayment of a loan or the fulfillment of an obligation

Synonyms for security

the state of being free from danger or injury

defense against financial failure

freedom from anxiety or fear

property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation

a department responsible for the security of the institution's property and workers

a guarantee that an obligation will be met

an electrical device that sets off an alarm when someone tries to break in

measures taken as a precaution against theft or espionage or sabotage etc.

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The security (covering the amount borrowed) was accepted as a matter of course.
It may not be amiss to remind the incredulous reader that a famous firm in the City accepted precisely the same security as that here accepted by Bulpit Brothers, with the same sublime indifference to troubling themselves by making any inquiry about it.
But it is with jealousy as with the gout: when such distempers are in the blood, there is never any security against their breaking out; and that often on the slightest occasions, and when least suspected.
It must, indeed, be numbered among the greatest blessings of America, that as her Union will be the only source of her maritime strength, so this will be a principal source of her security against danger from abroad.
The objects of the Union among the States, as described in article third, are "their common defense, security of their liberties, and mutual and general welfare.
Of course the security which you offer is no security at all, and no sane man would advance five thousand pennies on it.
The point is that if you died to-morrow where would be the security then?
The great extent of the country is a further security.
Strength is the outcome of need; security sets a premium on feebleness.
Under the new conditions of perfect comfort and security, that restless energy, that with us is strength, would become weakness.
But businesses have gotten so caught up in technological security that they have forgotten the more basic, yet salient, notion of physical security.
According to Lawrence Gordon and Martin Loeb's article "The Economics of Information Security Investment" there is a void in the research on creating a framework for an economic model that establishes the appropriate investment in security programs.
These additions underscore the Cisco security strategy to deliver advanced network protection by integrating security services throughout Internet Protocol (IP) networks, making them a transparent and manageable aspect of any network.
The inherent risk for an assertion about a derivative or security is its susceptibility to a material misstatement, assuming there are no related controls.
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