Definitions for assure

Definitions for (verb) assure

Main entry: control, assure, ascertain, insure, check, ensure, see, see to it

Definition: be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something

Usage: He verified that the valves were closed; See that the curtains are closed; control the quality of the product

Main entry: assure

Definition: assure somebody of the truth of something with the intention of giving the listener confidence

Usage: I assured him that traveling to Cambodia was safe

Main entry: promise, assure

Definition: make a promise or commitment

Main entry: assure, secure, guarantee, insure, ensure

Definition: make certain of

Usage: This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us; Preparation will guarantee success!

Main entry: tell, assure

Definition: inform positively and with certainty and confidence

Usage: I tell you that man is a crook!

Main entry: assure, reassure

Definition: cause to feel sure; give reassurance to

Usage: The airline tried to reassure the customers that the planes were safe

Visual thesaurus for assure