furnish with battens
- batten down
fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug
"plug the hole"
"stop up the leak"
- stop up
make certain of
"This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us"
"Preparation will guarantee success!"
assure payment of
cause to be firmly attached
"fasten the lock onto the door"
"she fixed her gaze on the man"
get by special effort
"He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed"
"a good investment"
"a secure investment"
immune to attack
incapable of being tampered with
"an impregnable fortress"
"fortifications that made the frontier inviolable"
"a secure telephone connection"
not likely to fail or give way
"the lock was secure"
"a secure foundation"
"a secure hold on her wrist"
free from danger or risk
"secure from harm"
"his fortune was secure"
"made a secure place for himself in his field"
free from fear or doubt
easy in mind
"he was secure that nothing will be held against him"