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Definition of security:

  1. An evidence of debt or of property, as a bond, a certificate of stock, etc.; as, government securities.
  2. Freedom from apprehension, anxiety, or care; confidence of power of safety; hence, assurance; certainty.
  3. Freedom from risk; safety.
  4. Hence, carelessness; negligence; heedlessness.
  5. One who becomes surety for another, or engages himself for the performance of another's obligation.
  6. Something given, deposited, or pledged, to make certain the fulfillment of an obligation, the performance of a contract, the payment of a debt, or the like; surety; pledge.
  7. That which secures or makes safe; protection; guard; defense.
  8. The condition or quality of being secure; secureness.

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