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secure tenancy

  

      n     (in Britain, Social welfare)   the letting of a dwelling by a nonprivate landlord, usually a local council or housing association, under an agreement that allows security of tenure, subletting, improvements made to the property by the tenant without consequent rent increase, and the right to buy the dwelling at a discount after three years' occupancy  
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secure  
      adj  
1    free from danger, damage, etc.  
2    free from fear, care, etc.  
3    in safe custody  
4    not likely to fail, become loose, etc.  
5    able to be relied on; certain  
a secure investment     
6      (Nautical)   stowed away or made inoperative  
7    Archaic   careless or overconfident  
      vb  
8    tr   to obtain or get possession of  
I will secure some good seats     
9    when intr, often foll by: against   to make or become free from danger, fear, etc.  
10    tr   to make fast or firm; fasten  
11    when intr, often foll by: against   to make or become certain; guarantee  
this plan will secure your happiness     
12    tr   to assure (a creditor) of payment, as by giving security  
13    tr   to make (a military position) safe from attack  
14      (Nautical)   to make (a vessel or its contents) safe or ready by battening down hatches, stowing gear, etc.  
15    tr     (Nautical)   to stow or make inoperative  
to secure the radio     
     (C16: from Latin securus free from care, from se- without + cura care)  
  securable      adj  
  securely      adv  
  securement      n  
  secureness      n  
  securer      n  


secure tenancy  
      n     (in Britain, Social welfare)   the letting of a dwelling by a nonprivate landlord, usually a local council or housing association, under an agreement that allows security of tenure, subletting, improvements made to the property by the tenant without consequent rent increase, and the right to buy the dwelling at a discount after three years' occupancy  

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secure

  

      adj  
1    immune, impregnable, in safe hands, out of harm's way, protected, safe, sheltered, shielded, unassailable, undamaged, unharmed  
2    dependable, fast, fastened, firm, fixed, fortified, immovable, stable, steady, tight  
3    assured, certain, confident, easy, reassured, sure  
4    absolute, conclusive, definite, in the bag     (informal)   reliable, solid, steadfast, tried and true, well-founded  
      vb  
5    acquire, come by, gain, get, get hold of, land     (informal)   make sure of, obtain, pick up, procure, score     (slang)   win possession of  
6    attach, batten down, bolt, chain, fasten, fix, lash, lock, lock up, make fast, moor, padlock, rivet, tie up  
7    assure, ensure, guarantee, insure  
  
Antonyms     
,       adj   endangered, ill-at-ease, insecure, loose, not fastened, precarious, unassured, uncertain, uneasy, unfixed, unprotected, unsafe, unsound, unsure  
      vb   endanger, give up, imperil, leave unguaranteed, let (something) slip through (one's) fingers, loose, lose, unloose, untie  

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securer, securely, securable, sinecure

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