verb (used with object), as·sured, as·sur·ing.
- assured tenancy,
- assurnasirpal ii
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
verb (tr; may take a clause as object)
Word Origin for assure
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.