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.
Etymology: From enseurer, from seur.
To make sure or certain of something (usually some future event or condition).
Etymology: From enseurer, from seur.
to make sure. See Insure
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
en-shōōr′, v.t. to make sure. [See Insure.]
To secure or guarantee.
They did ensure they created a unity government for the benefit of everyone.Submitted by MaryC on March 7, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'ensure' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #947
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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
UK firms have taken steps to help ensure consumers have access to cash, including the raising of cash machine withdrawal limits, we are confident electronic payment providers have capacity to cope with the potential changes in transaction numbers.
The Security Council's failure to act decisively in defense of international peace and security is inexcusable, kelsey Davenport will never abandon our friends in the region who expected more from The United Nations Security Council. We will continue to work to ensure that the theocratic terror regime does not have the freedom to purchase and sell weapons that threaten the heart of Europe, the Middle East and beyond.
We need to have regulation that gets the investment we need, if the European economy is now about getting investment, then we need to ensure that the banking system can work.
As a matter of policy and for reasons of commercial sensitivity, we do not comment on our specific production practices but we can confirm that we have measures in place to ensure that we can continue to meet all global manufacturing obligations.
Thus, it needs to ensure it can attract hardworking and able people, retain them, and identify and promote the best of its people into leadership positions. And all of this has to be done without the organization becoming overly bureaucratic. Its quite a challenge, and I wish them well.
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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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