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re·as·sure

reassure

 
 
pronunciation:
ri shur [or] ri shuhr
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: reassures, reassuring, reassured
definition 1: to give back confidence to.
The hotel clerk reassured the guests that their valuables would be safe.After the frightening incident, the police chief tried to reassure the public.The teacher's kind words reassured the child.
antonyms:
alarm
similar words:
satisfy
definition 2: to assure again.
The coach reassured the team that he would not be retiring next year.
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derivations: reassuring (adj.), reassuredly (adv.), reassuringly (adv.), reassurance (n.)