Noun Definition


1.Definition: a department responsible for the security of the institution's property and workers

"The head of security was a former policeman"

Category: General

2.Definition: a formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment; the holder has a right to receive interest or dividends

Related Noun(s):certificate

Category: General

3.Definition: a guarantee that an obligation will be met

Related Noun(s):surety

Category: General

4.Definition: an electrical device that sets off an alarm when someone tries to break in

Category: Objects

5.Definition: defense against financial failure; financial independence

"His pension gave him security in his old age", "Insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness"

Related Noun(s):protection

Category: General

6.Definition: freedom from anxiety or fear

"The watch dog gave her a feeling of security"

Category: Feelings

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

"Military security has been stepped up since the recent uprising"

Category: General

8.Definition: property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation

"Bankers are reluctant to lend without good security"

Related Noun(s):surety

Category: General

9.Definition: the state of being free from danger or injury

"We support the armed services in the name of national security"

Category: General