guarantee, ensure, insure, assure, secure(verb)
make certain of
"This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us"; "Preparation will guarantee success!"
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"
To make a pledge to (someone); to promise, guarantee (someone of something); to assure.
To make sure or certain of something (usually some future event or condition).
Origin: From enseurer, from seur.
to make sure. See Insure
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
en-shōōr′, v.t. to make sure. [See Insure.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'ensure' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #947
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'ensure' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1774
Rank popularity for the word 'ensure' in Verbs Frequency: #163
The numerical value of ensure in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of ensure in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of ensure in a Sentence
We are ready to ensure calm.
We need to plant to ensure food sovereignty.
My aim is to ensure that Boris's deal succeeds.
But we will ensure that that happens by March 12.
We ensure they produce as many of them as possible.
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Translations for ensure
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- sicherstellen, gewährleistenGerman
- asireHaitian Creole
- verzekeren, ervoor zorgenDutch
- удостовериться, убедитьсяRussian
- se till, säkerställaSwedish
- emin olmak, garantiye almak, sağlamakTurkish
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