What does assurance mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. assurance, self-assurance, confidence, self-confidence, authority, surenessnoun

    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, pledgenoun

    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. assurancenoun

    a statement intended to inspire confidence

    "the President's assurances were not respected"

  4. assurancenoun

    a British term for some kinds of insurance

Wiktionary

  1. assurancenoun

    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. assurancenoun

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

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

  3. assurancenoun

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

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

  4. assurancenoun

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

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

  5. assurancenoun

    Betrothal; affiance.

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

  6. assurancenoun

    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. assurancenoun

    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. Assurancenoun

    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. Assurancenoun

    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. Assurancenoun

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

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

  4. Assurancenoun

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

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

  5. Assurancenoun

    betrothal; affiance

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

  6. Assurancenoun

    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. Assurancenoun

    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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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. Kay Ivey:

    Bad weather is nothing to take lightly, you have my assurance that every resource will be available if we need it. Be safe, Alabama.

  2. Shaina Murry:

    After giving him assurance about his flight time we called his mom [who confirmed that her son has autism] and let her know he wasn't feeling well.

  3. Doug Ducey:

    I haven't been able to get that assurance from Sen. Kyl yet. What I have gotten is a commitment to serve Arizona through at least this session of Congress, and it's my hope that he serves longer, i'm hoping that the senator will consider serving longer.

  4. Arcos Dorados:

    The company provides every assurance that it complies with all the laws in all of the markets in which it does business.

  5. Robert Jackson:

    Investors, without the assurance that redactions have been reviewed by our staff, will face more uncertainty.

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