Legal Definition and Related Resources of Securities

Meaning of Securities

stocks , bonds, contracts or other evidence of secured indebtedness, wherein an investment is made for the purpose of realizing income or profit . U.C.C. distinguishes between certificated security and uncertificated security and defines the terms in§8-102(l)(a) and (b).

Synonyms of Securities


  • assets
  • bonds
  • capital
  • evidences of debts
  • evidences of obligations
  • holdings
  • invested property
  • investment
  • negotiables
  • property
  • shares
  • stocks Associated Concepts: corporate securities
  • investment securities
  • sale of securities

Related Entries of Securities in the Encyclopedia of Law Project

Browse or run a search for Securities in the American Encyclopedia of Law, the Asian Encyclopedia of Law, the European Encyclopedia of Law, the UK Encyclopedia of Law or the Latin American and Spanish Encyclopedia of Law.

Securities in Historical Law

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Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms

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Related Legal Terms

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Mentioned in these terms

Bank Paper, Bankable Paper, Blue Sky Laws, Broker, , Commercial Frustration, Common Enterprise, Declaratory Judgment, Electric Utility Company, Gilt-edged Securities, Investment Contract, Isolated Sale, Isolated Transaction, Legacy, Liquid Assets, Margin, Margin Account, Market, Material Fact, Open-end Company, Option, Personal Property, Prefer, Preventive Justice, Promoter, Prospectus, , Recapitalization, Restraint Of Trade, Securities Acts, Short Swing Profits, Stockbroker, Subrogation, Takeover Bids.

English Spanish Translation of Securities

Títulos valores

Find other English to Spanish translations from the Pocket Spanish English Legal Dictionary (print and online), the English to Spanish to English dictionaries (like Securities) and the Word reference legal translator.

Securities in Law Enforcement

Main Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of securities.


Legal English Vocabulary: Securities in Spanish

Online translation of the English legal term securities into Spanish: valores bursátiles (English to Spanish translation) . More about legal dictionary from english to spanish online.

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See Also

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Police
  • Law Enforcement Agency

Further Reading

United States Tax Concept of Securities

Evidences of ownership or debt. Evidences of obligations to pay money or of rights to participate in earnings and profits.


See Also

  • Finance
  • Consumer Credit
  • Negotiable Instrument
  • Securities
  • Financial Regulation
  • Corporate Finance

Hierarchical Display of Securities

Finance > Free movement of capital > Financial market
Finance > Financial institutions and credit > Financial services

Meaning of Securities

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Translation of Securities

Thesaurus of Securities

Finance > Free movement of capital > Financial market > Securities
Finance > Financial institutions and credit > Financial services > Securities

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