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Sophocles, Antigone, 781

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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verb transitive

render safe: P. βεβαιοῦν.

secure for oneself: P. βεβαιοῦσθαι.

strengthen: P. κρατύνειν.

occupy: P. and V. κατέχειν, Ar. and P. καταλαμβάνειν.

fix: P. and V. πηγνύναι.

fasten: P. and V. κλῄειν, συγκλῄειν; see fasten.

make fast: see bind.

make firm: P. and V. ἐμπεδοῦν (Plato but rare P.).

obtain: P. and V. κτᾶσθαι, κατακτᾶσθαι, λαμβάνω, λαμβάνειν, φέρεσθαι, κομίζεσθαι, εὑρίσκεσθαι; see obtain.

secure as helper: P. and V. προσλαμβάνειν. P. and V. παρέχω, παρέχειν (τί τινι), P. παρασκευάζειν (τί τινι), περιποιεῖν (τί τινι).

secure a person an opportunity: P. ἐξουσίαν τινὶ παρασκευάζειν.

this service secured you the victory over the Æginetans: P. ἡ εὐεργεσία αὕτη… πάρεσχεν ὑμῖν Αἰγινητῶν ἐπικράτησιν (Thuc. 1, 41).

secure the independence of the rest: P. τῶν ἄλλων μετελθεῖν τὴν ἐλευθερίαν (Thuc. 1, 124).

trusting to the hoplites on deck to secure them the victory: P. πιστεύοντες τοῖς ἐπὶ τοῦ καταστρώματος ὁπλίταις εἰς τὴν νίκην (Thuc. 1, 49).

having secured the opening of the gates long before: P. ἐκ πολλοῦ τεθεραπευκότες τὴν ἄνοιξιν τῶν πυλῶν (Thuc. 4, 67).


P. and V. βέβαιος, ἀσφαλής.

free from risk: P. ἀκίνδυνος.

safe: P. and V. σῶς.

trustworthy: P. and V. πιστός, ἀσφαλής, βέβαιος, ἐχέγγυος (Thuc. but rare P.), φερέγγυος (Thuc. but rare P.).

free from fear: V. ἕκηλος.

strong (of places): P. and V. ὀχυρός, P. ἐχυρός, καρτερός; see strong.

firm: V. ἔμπεδος; see firm.

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

sēcūrē: adv., v. securus.

Latin > French (Gaffiot 2016)

sēcūrē¹² (securus),
1 sans se faire de souci, tranquillement : Plin. Min. Ep. 1, 4, 3 ; Suet. Nero 40 ; securius Sen. Ep. 18, 8
2 en sécurité : Plin. Min. Ep. 2, 17, 6.

Latin > German (Georges)

sēcūrē, Adv. (securus), I) sorglos, unbekümmert, furchtlos, ruhig, Suet. u.a.: securius divites erimus, si etc., Sen. – II) objektiv, sicher = gefahrlos, subiacens mare securius intuetur, Plin. ep. 2, 17, 6.