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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To make certain; to guarantee.

Usage examples (37)
  • James would only agree to go to the theater with Sally if she could assure that she'd be on time.
  • To do so, it needs to brand it's top teams as the leaders - and the calls assure that success.
  • May I again assure you how deeply grateful I am to you for having given me the opportunity of coming amongst you today.
  • Tony Blair couldn't say the word 'assure' - it came out as "ashoooer". for more
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  • The Navy should "assure" (guarantee) sailors who have been at sea for a year that they will come "ashore" (on land) soon.
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