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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To make certain. Also: To make safe.

Usage examples (38)
  • Potential does not always ensure success.
  • This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us
  • What it does ensure is that the oil companies make more money.
  • What we need the most of they ensure is always in the shortest supply! for more
Tutoring comment
  • If you "ensure" (to guarantee; to make safe) there will be good security at the event you will find it easier to "insure" (to provide insurance).
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