Get by special effort.
Roget 781: retain, keep; hold fast one's own, hold tight one's own, hold fast one's ground, hold tight one's ground; clinch, clench, clutch, grasp, gripe, hug, have a firm hold of. ... meer laten zien
Roget 664: be safe etc. adj.; keep one's head above water, tide over, save one's bacon; ride out the storm, weather the storm; light upon one's feet, land on one's feet; bear a charmed life; escape etc. 671. ... meer laten zien
Nederlands: aanschaffen, verwerven
Cause to be firmly attached.
Roget 43: join, unite; conjoin, connect; associate; put together, lay together, clap together, hang together, lump together, hold together, piece together [Fr.], tack together, fix together, ... meer laten zien
Assure payment of.
Make certain of.
Roget 768: promise; give a promise etc. n.; undertake, engage; make an engagement, form an engagement; enter into an engagement, enter on an engagement; bind oneself, tie oneself, pledge oneself, commit oneself, ... meer laten zien
Free from fear or doubt; easy in mind:
— He was secure that nothing will be held against him.
Free from danger or risk.
Not likely to fail or give way.
Immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with:
— A secure telephone connection.
Roget 664: safe, secure, sure; in safety, in security; on the safe side; under the shield of, under the shade of, under the wing of, under the shadow of one's wing; under cover, under lock and key; out of danger, ... meer laten zien
Moby betekeniswoordenboek: accept, acquire, admit, advocate, affix, anchor, anchored, annex, arm, armor, arouse, arrogant, arrogate, ascertained, assume, assumed, assure, assured, attach, attest ... meer laten zien.
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