verb (used with object), as·sured, as·sur·ing.
Origin of assure
Examples from the Web for assuring
Its stated role is to protect public health by assuring the safety of foods, medicines, and cosmetics.
A cartoon on the final weekend showed Bill Clinton assuring a box with air holes, “Only a few days more, Hillary.”
He has been assuring the world for weeks that Moscow is just a friendly observer to the chaos in Ukraine.Putin Was Right: This Internet Thing Really Was Created by the CIA|Eli Lake|April 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now, of course, Anthony is assuring us that all of this is old news.
Are there really no code-based controls for assuring that specific surveillance is specifically justified?It’s Time to Rewrite the Internet to Give Us Better Privacy, and Security|Lawrence Lessig|June 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Gudrun, the Scandinavian Medea, gives Atli the hearts of his two sons to eat, assuring him that they are calves' hearts.Zoological Mythology, Volume I (of 2)|Angelo de Gubernatis
I thanked Kanimapo, assuring him that I would follow his advice.The Young Llanero|W.H.G. Kingston
She decided to call the ayah and relieve her poor heart by assuring her of the innocence of her granddaughter.A Bottle in the Smoke|Milne Rae
Assuring myself of this, I left the room as quickly as I had entered it.Great Porter Square, v. 1|Benjamin Leopold Farjeon
All three laughed as they accepted his offer, assuring him that his suspicions were correct.The Dop Doctor|Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
British Dictionary definitions for assuring
verb (tr; may take a clause as object)
Word Origin for assure
Word Origin and History for assuring
late 14c., from Old French asseurer (12c., Modern French assurer) "to reassure, calm, protect, to render sure," from Vulgar Latin *assecurar, from Latin ad- "to" (see ad-) + securus "safe, secure" (see secure (adj.)). Related: Assured; assuring.