Definitions for ensureɛnˈʃʊər, -ˈʃɜr

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ensure

Princeton's WordNet

  1. guarantee, ensure, insure, assure, secure(verb)

    make certain of

    "This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us"; "Preparation will guarantee success!"

  2. 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"


  1. ensure(Verb)

    To make a pledge to (someone); to promise, guarantee (someone of something); to assure.

  2. ensure(Verb)

    To make sure or certain of something (usually some future event or condition).

  3. Origin: From enseurer, from seur.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ensure(verb)

    to make sure. See Insure

  2. Ensure(verb)

    to betroth

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ensure' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #947

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ensure' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1774

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ensure' in Verbs Frequency: #163

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Interior Minister Arsen Avakov:

    We are ready to ensure calm.

  2. Frederic Bourgaud:

    We ensure they produce as many of them as possible.

  3. Stephanie Rawlings-Blake:

    I will ensure we will hold the right people accountable.

  4. Florida Governor Rick Scott:

    Just like a hurricane, we have to ensure Florida is safe.

  5. Ashti Hawrami:

    We do everything to ensure that every barrel is accounted for.

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