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assure

as·sure

assure

 
 
pronunciation:
shur
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: assured, assures, assuring
definition 1: to make certain; guarantee.
The new contract assures us that the work will be completed by the end of the month.Making an early reservation will assure getting good seats for the performance.
synonyms:
certify, ensure, guarantee, promise, warrant
similar words:
confirm, guaranty, insure, pledge, secure, see
definition 2: to say to with force or conviction.
I assure you, you have my support.
similar words:
affirm, assert, asseverate, aver, guarantee, state
definition 3: to cause to feel certain or secure.
His latest actions assured me I could trust him.
 
antonyms:
alarm, disconcert
similar words:
encourage, ensure, reassure, satisfy
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