Security

Definition of Security

Se`cu´ri`ty
n.1.The condition or quality of being secure; secureness.
His trembling hand had lost the ease,
Which marks security to please.
- Sir W. Scott.
2.Hence, carelessness; negligence; heedlessness.
He means, my lord, that we are too remiss,
Whilst Bolingbroke, through our security,
Grows strong and great in substance and in power.
- Shak.
2.That which secures or makes safe; protection; guard; defense.
Those who lent him money lent it on no security but his bare word.
- Macaulay.
3.Freedom from risk; safety.
Give up yourself merely to chance and hazard,
From firm security.
- Shak.
Some . . . alleged that we should have no security for our trade.
- Swift.
3.One who becomes surety for another, or engages himself for the performance of another's obligation.
3.An evidence of debt or of property, as a bond, a certificate of stock, etc.; as, government securities.

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