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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 say to with force or conviction in order to create trust or give confidence.
The doctor assured him that there was nothing to worry about.I assure you that we are all behind you in this endeavor.
similar words:
affirm, assert, asseverate, aver, guarantee, state
definition 2: to cause to feel certain or secure.
His latest actions assured me that I could trust him.
 
antonyms:
alarm, disconcert
similar words:
encourage, ensure, reassure, satisfy
definition 3: to make certain; guarantee.
Making an early reservation will assure getting good seats for the performance.The new contract assures that the work will be completed by the end of the month.Good test scores don't assure you an acceptance from the school of your choice.
synonyms:
certify, ensure, guarantee, promise, warrant
similar words:
confirm, guaranty, insure, pledge, secure, see
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