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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Spoken Corpus Frequency
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
I can't promise that there won't be disputes again about other issues, as this is usual when a government includes three parties, this time it was a heavy dispute about a topic that is also very emotional. But I firmly expect and I'll do my part to ensure that we do our government work in a good way, and not only now but also in the coming years.
We recognize the new situation brought on by American announcements, and Health Canada will continue to ensure that our priority is always ensuring that Canadians have access to the medication they need at affordable prices.
We need to promote and protect breastfeeding alongside complementary foods, and ensure that mothers are well informed by leaders in the community.
We must fight it with all our might, we must strictly enforce environmental laws and regulations; crack down on those guilty of creating illegal emissions and ensure they pay a heavy price for such offences; and hold those who allow illegal emissions to account, punishing them accordingly.
There is a critical need to supplement the (loan) fund to ensure America's more than 30 million small businesses will be able to access this critical lifeline.
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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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