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re·as·sure

reassure

 
 
pronunciation:
ri shur [or] ri shuhr
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Grammatical Patterns
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.[verb + smby + (that) + clause ] 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.[verb + smby + (that) + clause ]
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derivations: reassuring (adj.), reassuredly (adv.), reassuringly (adv.), reassurance (n.)