Synonyms of security in English:



  • 1 the security of the nation's citizens is our highest responsibility
    safety, freedom from danger;
    protection, safe keeping, shielding, guarding, care;
    [Antonyms] vulnerability, danger
  • 2 he could give her the security she needed
    feeling of safety, feeling of ease, absence of worry/anxiety, peace of mind, freedom from doubt, certainty, happiness, comfort, confidence
    [Antonyms] disquiet
  • 3 employees have an interest in the security of their jobs
    certainty, safe future, assured future, safety, reliability, dependability, solidness, soundness
  • 4 the two accused men appeared in court amid tight security
    safety measures, safeguards;
    guards, surveillance, defence, protection
  • 5 additional security for your loan may be required
    guarantee, collateral, surety, pledge, bond;
    hostage, pawn, backing, bail
    archaic gage, earnest
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