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, 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.

  2. assurance(Noun)

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

  3. assurance(Noun)

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

  4. assurance(Noun)

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

  5. assurance(Noun)

    Betrothal; affiance.

  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.

  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.

  8. Origin: 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

  2. Assurance(noun)

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

  3. Assurance(noun)

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

  4. Assurance(noun)

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

  5. Assurance(noun)

    betrothal; affiance

  6. Assurance(noun)

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

  7. Assurance(noun)

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

  8. Origin: [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

How to pronounce assurance?

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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. German Chancellor Angela Merkel:

    There is anything but an assurance of success, I have to be very clear about that.

  2. Rod Serling:

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

  3. David Kendall:

    The government is seeking assurance about the storage of those materials. We are actively cooperating.

  4. Bible:

    And the work of righteousness shall be peace and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever.

  5. Bible, Isaiah 32:17:

    And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever.

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