securement

[si-kyoor-muhnt]
noun
1.
the act of securing.
2.
security or protection.

Origin:
1615–25; secure + -ment

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secure (sɪˈkjʊə)
 
adj
1.  free from danger, damage, etc
2.  free from fear, care, etc
3.  in safe custody
4.  not likely to fail, become loose, etc
5.  able to be relied on; certain: a secure investment
6.  nautical stowed away or made inoperative
7.  archaic careless or overconfident
 
vb (when intr, often foll by against) (when intr, often foll by against)
8.  (tr) to obtain or get possession of: I will secure some good seats
9.  to make or become free from danger, fear, etc
10.  (tr) to make fast or firm; fasten
11.  to make or become certain; guarantee: this plan will secure your happiness
12.  (tr) to assure (a creditor) of payment, as by giving security
13.  (tr) to make (a military position) safe from attack
14.  nautical to make (a vessel or its contents) safe or ready by battening down hatches, stowing gear, etc
15.  (tr) nautical to stow or make inoperative: to secure the radio
 
[C16: from Latin sēcūrus free from care, from sē- without + cūra care]
 
se'curable
 
adj
 
se'curely
 
adv
 
se'curement
 
n
 
se'cureness
 
n
 
se'curer
 
n

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Example sentences
The following is a summary of acceptable securement practices.
We have tried to design the securement system so a large percentage of our
  patrons could operate it themselves.
Securement is required only when the lengthwise bundles are of different
  heights or large gaps exist between the bundles.
The securement system is designed to be used with the wheelchair facing forward
  and is tested that way.
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