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
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We are ready to ensure calm.
We need to plant to ensure food sovereignty.
We ensure they produce as many of them as possible.
I will ensure we will hold the right people accountable.
Just like a hurricane, we have to ensure Florida is safe.
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Translations for ensure
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- sicherstellen, gewährleistenGerman
- asireHaitian Creole
- удостовериться, убедитьсяRussian
- se till, säkerställaSwedish
- emin olmak, garantiye almak, sağlamakTurkish
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