seguro

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish seguro.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: se‧gu‧ro

Adverb[edit]

seguro

  1. maybe

Adjective[edit]

seguro

  1. sure

Verb[edit]

seguro

  1. to make sure; to verify; to recheck; to use extra care or caution
  2. to secure; to make oneself secure of

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese seguro, from Latin sēcūrus (careless).

Adjective[edit]

seguro m (feminine singular segura, masculine plural seguros, feminine plural seguras)

  1. secure, safe (free from danger)

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese seguro, from Latin sēcūrus (careless).

Cognate with Galician and Spanish seguro, Catalan and Occitan segur, French sûr, Italian sicuro and English sicker.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

seguro m (feminine singular segura, masculine plural seguros, feminine plural seguras, comparable)

  1. safe; secure (free from danger)
    Não te preocupes, voar é seguro.
    Don’t worry, flying is safe.
    Essa ponte não me parece muito segura.
    This bridge doesn’t look very safe.
  2. sure; certain (without doubt)
    Não estou seguro de que ganharemos.
    I am not sure we will win.
    Synonym: certo
  3. self-confident; selfsecure (confident in one’s abilities)
    Mesmo estando seguro, não consegui.
    Even though I was self-confident, I didn’t succeed.
    Synonym: confiante

Descendants[edit]

  • Guinea-Bissau Creole: suguru
  • Kabuverdianu: suguru, siguru

Noun[edit]

seguro m (plural seguros)

  1. (finance) insurance (indemnity against a future occurrence of an uncertain event)
    Comprei um seguro contra incêndios.I bought fire insurance.

Adverb[edit]

seguro (comparative mais seguro superlative o mais seguro)

  1. safe; safely (in a manner free from danger)
    Viaje seguro, use o cinto.Drive safe, use the seatbelt.
    Synonym: seguramente

Verb[edit]

seguro

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of segurar

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish seguro, from Latin secūrus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /seˈɡuɾo/, [seˈɣ̞u.ɾo]

Adjective[edit]

seguro (feminine segura, masculine plural seguros, feminine plural seguras) (superlative segurísimo)

  1. secure, safe (free from danger)
    Synonym: a salvo
  2. certain, sure, positive, definite (of being correct)
    ¿Estás seguro?Are you sure?
    Sí, estoy seguro.Yes, I'm positive.
    ¿Estás seguro de que escuchó lo que dijiste?Are you certain he/she listened to what you said?
    Synonyms: correcto, certero
  3. secure, firm, stable, reliable, surefire, foolproof (not likely to fall)
  4. security, security-related
  5. confident, self-confident
    Synonyms: confiado, seguro de sí mismo

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Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

seguro m (plural seguros)

  1. (insurance) insurance (indemnity against a future occurrence)
  2. (mechanics) safety, safety catch, safety lock
    Afortunadamente, el seguro estaba puesto.Thankfully, the safety was on.

Adverb[edit]

seguro

  1. for sure
  2. surely, certainly

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Venetian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin securus. Compare Italian sicuro

Adjective[edit]

seguro m (feminine singular segura, masculine plural seguri, feminine plural segure)

  1. safe, secure
  2. certain

Descendants[edit]