What does assurance mean?

Definitions for assurance
əˈʃʊər əns, -ˈʃɜr-as·sur·ance

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word assurance.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. assurance, self-assurance, confidence, self-confidence, authority, sureness(noun)

    freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities

    "his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular"; "after that failure he lost his confidence"; "she spoke with authority"

  2. assurance, pledge(noun)

    a binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something

    "an assurance of help when needed"; "signed a pledge never to reveal the secret"

  3. assurance(noun)

    a statement intended to inspire confidence

    "the President's assurances were not respected"

  4. assurance(noun)

    a British term for some kinds of insurance

Wiktionary

  1. assurance(Noun)

    The act of assuring; a declaration tending to inspire full confidence; that which is designed to give confidence.

    Etymology: assuraunce, assurance, from assurer; as if .

  2. assurance(Noun)

    The state of being assured; firm persuasion; full confidence or trust; freedom from doubt; certainty.

    Etymology: assuraunce, assurance, from assurer; as if .

  3. assurance(Noun)

    Firmness of mind; undoubting, steadiness; intrepidity; courage; confidence; self-reliance.

    Etymology: assuraunce, assurance, from assurer; as if .

  4. assurance(Noun)

    Excess of boldness; impudence; audacity; as, his assurance is intolerable.

    Etymology: assuraunce, assurance, from assurer; as if .

  5. assurance(Noun)

    Betrothal; affiance.

    Etymology: assuraunce, assurance, from assurer; as if .

  6. assurance(Noun)

    Insurance; a contract for the payment of a sum on occasion of a certain event, as loss or death. Recently, assurance has been used, in England, in relation to life contingencies, and insurance in relation to other contingencies. It is called temporary assurance, in the time within which the contingent event must happen is limited. See Insurance.

    Etymology: assuraunce, assurance, from assurer; as if .

  7. assurance(Noun)

    Any written or other legal evidence of the conveyance of property; a conveyance; a deed. In England, the legal evidences of the conveyance of property are called the common assurances of the kingdom. Blackstone.

    Etymology: assuraunce, assurance, from assurer; as if .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Assurance(noun)

    the act of assuring; a declaration tending to inspire full confidence; that which is designed to give confidence

    Etymology: [OE. assuraunce, F. assurance, fr. assurer. See Assure.]

  2. Assurance(noun)

    the state of being assured; firm persuasion; full confidence or trust; freedom from doubt; certainty

    Etymology: [OE. assuraunce, F. assurance, fr. assurer. See Assure.]

  3. Assurance(noun)

    firmness of mind; undoubting, steadiness; intrepidity; courage; confidence; self-reliance

    Etymology: [OE. assuraunce, F. assurance, fr. assurer. See Assure.]

  4. Assurance(noun)

    excess of boldness; impudence; audacity; as, his assurance is intolerable

    Etymology: [OE. assuraunce, F. assurance, fr. assurer. See Assure.]

  5. Assurance(noun)

    betrothal; affiance

    Etymology: [OE. assuraunce, F. assurance, fr. assurer. See Assure.]

  6. Assurance(noun)

    insurance; a contract for the payment of a sum on occasion of a certain event, as loss or death

    Etymology: [OE. assuraunce, F. assurance, fr. assurer. See Assure.]

  7. Assurance(noun)

    any written or other legal evidence of the conveyance of property; a conveyance; a deed

    Etymology: [OE. assuraunce, F. assurance, fr. assurer. See Assure.]

Freebase

  1. Assurance

    Assurance is a Protestant Christian doctrine that states that the inner witness of the Holy Spirit allows the justified disciple to know they are saved. Based on the writings of St. Augustine of Hippo, assurance was historically a very important doctrine in Methodism, Lutheranism, and Calvinism, and remains so among some members of these groups today.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. assurance

    (See MARINE INSURANCE.) Conveyance or deed: in which light Shakspeare makes Tranio say that his father will "pass assurance."

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'assurance' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3242

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'assurance' in Nouns Frequency: #1641

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How to say assurance in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of assurance in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of assurance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of assurance in a Sentence

  1. Rod Serling:

    It may be said with a degree of assurance that not everything that meets the eye is as it appears.

  2. Blair Holladay:

    Quality assurance is important. You don't want to have to ask people to come in again and again if something goes wrong with the initial test, a lot of quality control is built into the system to verify results.

  3. Doug Raaberg:

    What they need  is assurance that the equipment that they're using is sustained both today and tomorrow. We need to provide them good affordable solutions.

  4. Albert Einstein:

    I feel that you are justified in looking into the future with true assurance, because you have a mode of living in which we find the joy of life and the joy of work harmoniously combined. Added to this is the spirit of ambition which pervades your very being, and seems to make the day's work like a happy child at play. (referring to America)

  5. British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond:

    We hope by tomorrow (Friday) we will have in place short-term emergency measures that will provide us with the level of assurance we need to allow flights to go out from the UK empty and bring those people back to the UK.

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