"secures" in the verb sense
1. procure, secure
get by special effort
"He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed"
2. fasten, fix, secure
cause to be firmly attached
"fasten the lock onto the door"
"she fixed her gaze on the man"
assure payment of
4. guarantee, ensure, insure, assure, secure
make certain of
"This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us"
"Preparation will guarantee success!"
5. plug, stop up, secure
fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug
"plug the hole"
"stop up the leak"
6. batten, batten down, secure
furnish with battens
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