secured Definition

  • 1fixed or fastened so as not to give way, become loose, or be lost
  • 2protected against attack or unauthorized access

Using secured: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "secured" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The door was secured with a padlock.

  • Example

    The network is secured with a strong password.

  • Example

    The valuable documents were kept in a secured safe.

  • Example

    The loan was secured against the property.

secured Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with secured

  • a loan that is backed by collateral, such as a house or car


    He took out a secured loan to buy a new car.

  • a type of credit card that requires a cash deposit as collateral


    She got a secured credit card to build her credit history.

  • a type of bond that is backed by collateral, such as assets or property


    The company issued secured bonds to raise capital for expansion.


Summary: secured in Brief

The term 'secured' [sɪˈkjʊəd] refers to something that is fixed or fastened to prevent it from becoming loose or lost, or protected against attack or unauthorized access. It can be used to describe physical objects like doors and safes, as well as digital systems like networks and credit cards. 'Secured' also extends into financial contexts, such as 'secured loan,' which requires collateral, and 'secured bond,' which is backed by assets.

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