assured

[ uh-shoord, uh-shurd ]
/ əˈʃʊərd, əˈʃɜrd /

adjective

guaranteed; sure; certain; secure: an assured income.
bold; confident; authoritative: His art was both assured and facile.
boldly presumptuous.
Chiefly British. insured, as against loss.

noun

Insurance.
  1. the beneficiary under a policy.
  2. the person whose life or property is covered by a policy.

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Origin of assured

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at assure, -ed2

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British Dictionary definitions for assured

assured
/ (əˈʃʊəd) /

adjective

made certain; sure; guaranteed
self-assured
mainly British insured, esp by a life assurance policy

noun

mainly British
  1. the beneficiary under a life assurance policy
  2. the person whose life is insured

Derived forms of assured

assuredly (əˈʃʊərɪdlɪ), adverbassuredness, noun
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