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Overview of verb assure

The verb assure has 6 senses? (first 6 from tagged texts)
1. (20) guarantee, ensure, insure, assure, secure

(make certain of; "This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us"; "Preparation will guarantee success!")

2. (9) assure, tell

(inform positively and with certainty and confidence; "I tell you that man is a crook!")

3. (9) assure

(assure somebody of the truth of something with the intention of giving the listener confidence; "I assured him that traveling to Cambodia was safe")

4. (6) see, check, insure, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assure

(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")

5. (2) reassure, assure

(cause to feel sure; give reassurance to; "The airline tried to reassure the customers that the planes were safe")

6. (1) promise, assure

(make a promise or commitment)

Overview of adj assured

The adj assured has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) assured

(marked by assurance; exhibiting confidence; "she paints with an assured hand")

2. (1) assured

(characterized by certainty or security; "a tiny but assured income"; "we can never have completely assured lives") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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