- the beneficiary under a policy.
- the person whose life or property is covered by a policy.
Definition for assured (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), as·sured, as·sur·ing.
Origin of assure
Examples from the Web for assured
They assured him that should this happen, many problems would be resolved.A Daughter’s Plea: Free My Father from Prison in Iran|Mitra Pourshajari, Movements.Org, Advancing Human Rights|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Wherever he travels, Václav Klaus can be assured a welcome reception from likeminded free marketers.Vaclav Klaus, Libertarian Hero, Has His Wings Clipped by Cato Institute|James Kirchick|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He asked the first local he could find if he had arrived on an island, and was assured that he had, but that it was infinite.
She assured me—and also her family at the same time—that he would never abandon them.
She assured me he was a decent human being and the love of her life.
That it was a love-match on one side, the words of Vane Charteris have assured us.Guy Kenmore's Wife and The Rose and the Lily|Mrs. Alex McVeigh Miller
Adieu, my dear mother; love me always, and be assured of the tender feelings that I have for you.The Correspondence of Madame, Princess Palatine, Mother of the Regent; of Marie-Adlade de Savoie, Duchesse de Bourgogne; and of Madame de Maintenon, in Relation to Saint-Cyr|Charlotte-Elisabeth, duchesse d Orlans; Marie Adelaide, of Savoy, Duchess of Burgundy; and Madame de Maintenon
I assured him that nothing would have been easier had I meant it.A Set of Six|Joseph Conrad
Before he had covered many li he was assured that he had indeed succeeded for the time in shaking off his unscrupulous tormentor.Kai Lung's Golden Hours|Ernest Bramah
He could sail directly with the wind and yet be assured of not going far out of his way.The Secret Cache|E. C. [Ethel Claire] Brill
British Dictionary definitions for assured (1 of 2)
- the beneficiary under a life assurance policy
- the person whose life is insured
British Dictionary definitions for assured (2 of 2)
verb (tr; may take a clause as object)
Word Origin for assure
Word Origin and History for assured (1 of 2)
of persons, "confident, self-assured," late 14c., past participle adjective from assure. Related: Assuredly; assuredness.