- the beneficiary under a policy.
- the person whose life or property is covered by a policy.
Origin of assured
verb (used with object), as·sured, as·sur·ing.
Origin of assure
Related Words for assuredsettled, sure, guaranteed, self-assured, composed, gutsy, pushy, certain, audacious, confident, self-confident, unflappable, poised, pronounced, confirmed, set, secure, clear-cut, insured, decided
Examples from the Web for assured
Contemporary Examples of 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
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
December 22, 2014
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.
Historical Examples of assured
But Mr. Paine assured her that letters were likely to be irregular, and there was no ground for alarm.
The captain had assured him that neither his wife nor son knew aught of his savings.
"You grow dearer every minute," she assured them on her last night at home.Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus
Jessie Graham Flower
And there was a certain something in the sound of them that assured her that they rose in the house.Weighed and Wanting
He would certainly find her at the cottage, Dixon assured him.Thoroughbreds
W. A. Fraser
- the beneficiary under a life assurance policy
- the person whose life is insured
verb (tr; may take a clause as object)
Word Origin for assure
of persons, "confident, self-assured," late 14c., past participle adjective from assure. Related: Assuredly; assuredness.