Definitions for ensureɛnˈʃʊər, -ˈʃɜr
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ensure
guarantee, ensure, insure, assure, secure(verb)
make certain of
"This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us"; "Preparation will guarantee success!"
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"
To make a pledge to (someone); to promise, guarantee (someone of something); to assure.
To make sure or certain of something (usually some future event or condition).
Origin: From enseurer, from seur.
to make sure. See Insure
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'ensure' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #947
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'ensure' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1774
Rank popularity for the word 'ensure' in Verbs Frequency: #163
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We are ready to ensure calm.
We ensure they produce as many of them as possible.
I will ensure we will hold the right people accountable.
Just like a hurricane, we have to ensure Florida is safe.
We do everything to ensure that every barrel is accounted for.
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