What does ensure mean?

Definitions for ensure
ɛnˈʃʊər, -ˈʃɜren·sure

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ensure.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. guarantee, ensure, insure, assure, secure(verb)

    make certain of

    "This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us"; "Preparation will guarantee success!"

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. ensure(Verb)

    To make a pledge to (someone); to promise, guarantee (someone of something); to assure.

  2. ensure(Verb)

    To make sure or certain of something (usually some future event or condition).

  3. Origin: From enseurer, from seur.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ensure(verb)

    to make sure. See Insure

  2. Ensure(verb)

    to betroth

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ensure

    en-shōōr′, v.t. to make sure. [See Insure.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ensure' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #947

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ensure' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1774

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ensure' in Verbs Frequency: #163

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ensure in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ensure in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of ensure in a Sentence

  1. Interior Minister Arsen Avakov:

    We are ready to ensure calm.

  2. President Nicolas Maduro:

    We need to plant to ensure food sovereignty.

  3. Theresa May:

    But we will ensure that that happens by March 12.

  4. Frederic Bourgaud:

    We ensure they produce as many of them as possible.

  5. Stephanie Rawlings-Blake:

    I will ensure we will hold the right people accountable.

Images & Illustrations of ensure

  1. ensureensureensure

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