Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 771 (Security)

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#771. Security.-- N. security; guaranty, guarantee; gage, warranty, bond, tie, pledge, plight, mortgage, collateral, debenture, hypothecation, bill of sale, lien, pawn, pignoration[obs]; real security; vadium[obs].

stake, deposit, earnest, handsel, caution.

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

acceptance, indorsement[obs], signature, execution, stamp, seal.

sponsor, cosponsor, sponsion[obs], sponsorship; surety, bail; mainpernor[obs], hostage; godchild, godfather, godmother.

recognizance; deed of indemnity, covenant of indemnity.

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

receipt; acquittance, quittance; discharge, release.

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

V. give security, give bail, give substantial bail; go bail; pawn, impawn[obs], spout, mortgage, hypothecate, impignorate[obs].

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

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

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

Phr. bonis avibus[Lat]; "gone where the woodbine twineth".