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"
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"
a statement intended to inspire confidence
"the President's assurances were not respected"
a British term for some kinds of insurance
The act of assuring; a declaration tending to inspire full confidence; that which is designed to give confidence.
The state of being assured; firm persuasion; full confidence or trust; freedom from doubt; certainty.
Firmness of mind; undoubting, steadiness; intrepidity; courage; confidence; self-reliance.
Excess of boldness; impudence; audacity; as, his assurance is intolerable.
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.
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.
Origin: assuraunce, assurance, from assurer; as if .
the act of assuring; a declaration tending to inspire full confidence; that which is designed to give confidence
the state of being assured; firm persuasion; full confidence or trust; freedom from doubt; certainty
firmness of mind; undoubting, steadiness; intrepidity; courage; confidence; self-reliance
excess of boldness; impudence; audacity; as, his assurance is intolerable
insurance; a contract for the payment of a sum on occasion of a certain event, as loss or death
any written or other legal evidence of the conveyance of property; a conveyance; a deed
Origin: [OE. assuraunce, F. assurance, fr. assurer. See Assure.]
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.
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(See MARINE INSURANCE.) Conveyance or deed: in which light Shakspeare makes Tranio say that his father will "pass assurance."
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Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'assurance' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3242
Rank popularity for the word 'assurance' in Nouns Frequency: #1641
The numerical value of assurance in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of assurance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of assurance in a Sentence
There is anything but an assurance of success, I have to be very clear about that.
It may be said with a degree of assurance that not everything that meets the eye is as it appears.
The government is seeking assurance about the storage of those materials. We are actively cooperating.
And the work of righteousness shall be peace and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever.
And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever.
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- самоувереност, увереност, застраховка, уверениеBulgarian
- aplombo, asekuroEsperanto
- certidumbre, confianzaSpanish
- vakuutus, itsevarmuus, kauppakirjaFinnish
- assurance, culotFrench
- gealltanasScottish Gaelic
- asseguração, segurança, seguro, garantia, asseguradoPortuguese
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