Definitions for assureəˈʃʊər, əˈʃɜr
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
as•sureəˈʃʊər, əˈʃɜr(v.t.)-sured, -sur•ing.
to declare earnestly or confidently to; tell positively:
She assured us of our welcome.
to cause to know surely; reassure:
He assured himself that the alarm was set.
to make (a future event) sure; ensure; guarantee.
to secure; render safe or stable:
to assure a person's position.
to give confidence to; encourage.
Chiefly Brit. to insure, as against loss.
Origin of assure:
1325–75; < OF aseurer < VL *assēcūrāre= L as-as - +-sēcūrāre, sēcūrus secure
guarantee, ensure, insure, assure, secure(verb)
make certain of
"This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us"; "Preparation will guarantee success!"
inform positively and with certainty and confidence
"I tell you that man is a crook!"
assure somebody of the truth of something with the intention of giving the listener confidence
"I assured him that traveling to Cambodia was safe"
see, check, insure, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assure(verb)
be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
"He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product"
cause to feel sure; give reassurance to
"The airline tried to reassure the customers that the planes were safe"
make a promise or commitment
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to give a promise or guarantee
I assure you that the children will be safe.
to make certain
assuring their victory
To make sure and secure.
To give (someone) confidence in the trustworthiness of (something).
I assure you that the program will work smoothly when we demonstrate it to the client.
To guarantee, promise (to do something).
Origin: From asseürer (Modern French assurer), from ad- + securus.
to make sure or certain; to render confident by a promise, declaration, or other evidence
to declare to, solemnly; to assert to (any one) with the design of inspiring belief or confidence
to confirm; to make certain or secure
to affiance; to betroth
to insure; to covenant to indemnify for loss, or to pay a specified sum at death. See Insure
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Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'assure' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4423
Rank popularity for the word 'assure' in Verbs Frequency: #562
Translations for assure
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to tell positively
I assured him (that) the house was empty.
- assegurarPortuguese (BR)
- تضمین کردن؛ دلگرمی دادنFarsi
- आश्वासन देनाHindi
- 안심하게 하다Korean
- apliecināt; apgalvotLatvian
- تضمین کردن؛ دلگرمی دادنPersian
- ضمانت کول، اطمینان ورکولPashto
- a asiguraRomanian
- güvence vermek, garanti etmekTurkish
- 向...保證Chinese (Trad.)
- یقین دلاناUrdu
- 向...保证Chinese (Simp.)
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