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
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
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
a-shōōr′, v.t. to make sure or secure: to give confidence: (Shak.) to betroth: to tell positively: to insure.—adj. Assur′able.—n. Assur′ance, confidence: feeling of certainty: self-reliance: impudence: positive declaration: insurance, as applied to lives: the securing of a title to property: (theol.) subjective certainty of one's salvation: a solemn declaration or promise, a certain proof: surety, warrant.—adj. Assured′, certain: without doubt: insured: overbold.—adv. Assur′edly.—ns. Assur′edness; Assur′er, one who gives assurance: an insurer or underwriter: one who insures his life. [O. Fr. aseürer (Fr. assurer)—Late L. adsecurāre—ad, to, securus, safe. See Sure.]
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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
The numerical value of assure in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of assure in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
In real life, I assure you, there is no such thing as algebra.
Dilma's problem is that she participates in a political game. She has to assure governability.
Do not worry about your problems in mathematics. I assure you, my problems with mathematics are much greater than yours.
Stand firm in your refusal to remain conscious during algebra. In real life, I assure you, there is no such thing as algebra.
We cannot always assure the future of our friends we have a better chance of assuring our future if we remember who our friends are.
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Translations for assure
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- запэ́ўніваць, запэ́ўніцьBelarusian
- убеждавам, удостоверявам, уверявам, вдъхвам увереностBulgarian
- sichern, versichernGerman
- kinnitama, veenmaEstonian
- اطمینان دادنPersian
- varmistaa, vakuuttaaFinnish
- rassurer, assurerFrench
- sikre, forsikreNorwegian
- verzekeren, beveiligen, geruststellen, afzekerenDutch
- forsikre, sikreNorwegian Nynorsk
- zapewnić, zapewniaćPolish
- заверить, обнадёживать, уверять, обеспечивать, обнадёжить, уверить, убеждать, заверять, обеспечить, убедитьRussian
- temin etmek, güvence altına almakTurkish
- запевня́ти, запе́внитиUkrainian
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