771. Security.

771. Security.NOUN. security; guaranty, guarantee; gage, warranty, bond, tie, pledge, plight, mortgage, collateral, debenture, hypothecation, bill of sale, lien, pignus, pawn, pignoration; real security; bottomry; collateral, vadium.

stake, deposit, earnest, handsel, caution.

promissory note; bill, bill of exchange; I.O.U.; personal security, covenant, specialty; parole &c. (promise) 768.

acceptance, indorsement, signature, execution, stamp, seal.

sponsor, cosponsor, sponsion, sponsorship; surety, bail; mainpernor, hostage.

recognizance; deed of indemnity, covenant of indemnity.

authentication, verification, warrant, certificate, voucher, docket, doquet; record &c. 551; probate, attested copy.

receipt; acquittance, quittance; discharge, release.

muniment, title deed, instrument; deed, deed poll; assurance, insuance, indenture; charter &c. (compact) 769; charter poll; paper, parchment, settlement, will, testament, last will and testament, codicil.

VERB. give security, give bail, give substantial bail; go bail; pawn, impawn, spout, mortgage, hypothecate, impignorate.

guarantee, warrant, warrantee, assure; accept, indorse, underwrite, insure; countersign, sponsor.

execute, stamp; sign, seal &c. (evidence) 467.

let, sett; grant a lease, take a lease, hold a lease; hold in pledge; lend on security &c. 787.

ADJ. secure, secured, pledged &c. v.; in pawn, on deposit; cosignatory

PHR. Bonis avibus. [Lat.] {Ovid—Fasti. I. 513. “Under good auspices.” }.

“What a sense of security in an old book which Time has criticised for us!” {Lowell—My Study Windows. Library of Old Authors.}.

“But wealth is a great means of refinement; and it is a security for gentleness, since it removes disturbing anxieties.” {Ik Marvel—Reveries of a Bachelor. Over his Cigar. III.}.

“And he that makes his soul his surety, / I think, does give the best security.” {Butlet—Hudibras. Pt. III. Canto I.}.

Cautionis est in re plus quam in persona. [Lat.] {Maxim of Law“There is more security in a thing than in a person.” (Property is a better security than a personal undertaking). }.

“Danger is next neighbour to security.” {Proverb}.

Securitas regni. [Lat.] {“The security of the state.” }.

Tuta petant alii: fortuna miserrima tuta est: / Nam timor eventus deterioris abest. [Lat.] {Ovid—Epistolæ Ex Ponto. II. ii. 31. “Let others seek security, misfortune is secure, / For there at least one need not fear a worse lot to endure.” (Translated by W. M. Francis Henry King). }.

Be thou watchful and diligent in God’s service, and bethink thee often why thou hast renounced the world. Was it not that thou mightest live to God and become a spiritual man? Be zealous, therefore, for thy spiritual profit, for thou shalt receive shortly the reward of thy labours, and neither fear nor sorrow shall come any more into thy borders. Now shalt thou labour a little, and thou shalt find great rest, yea everlasting joy. If thou shalt remain faithful and zealous in labour, doubt not that God shall be faithful and bountiful in rewarding thee. It is thy duty to have a good hope that thou wilt attain the victory, but thou must not fall into security lest thou become slothful or lifted up.

{Thomas à Kempis—Imitatio Christi. Bk. I. 25. Of the zealous amendment of our whole life.}.

Roget’s Thesaurus 1911. Compiled, edited and supplemented by Nicholas Shea. Dev version 1.7.9b Compiled on: 19 January 2022 at 05:16:38
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