verb (used with object), as·sured, as·sur·ing.
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Origin of assure
OTHER WORDS FROM assureas·sur·er, as·su·ror, nounin·ter·as·sure, verb (used with object), in·ter·as·sured, in·ter·as·sur·ing.pre·as·sure, verb (used with object), pre·as·sured, pre·as·sur·ing.un·as·sur·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for assure
Sarah barely knows Karen, who seems a little standoffish, but Karen smirks when she assures Sarah that she and the much-older Martin are “just hanging out.”The mind-boggling end of Susan Choi’s Trust Exercise, explained|Constance Grady|November 20, 2020|Vox
Locksley said he assured his fellow Big Ten coach, “Look, our goal, once we get the go-ahead from our medical people, is we’re preparing to play.”Maryland football is ‘committed to getting back,’ but timeline for return is unclear|Emily Giambalvo|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
He met with Washington wide receivers coach Jim Hostler, who assured him the team believed in him and said, “Go have fun.”For undrafted NFL rookies, the odds were even longer this year. Isaiah Wright made it anyway.|Sam Fortier|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Miss Manners assures you this is always possible, even if, for example, your husband’s day job is repairing washing machines.Miss Manners: Family visit becomes one big project|Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
So ultimately, we’ll have to wait and see what the often-messy redistricting process produces in each state — and you can rest assured that will be a major focus of FiveThirtyEight’s coverage in 2021.Republicans Won Almost Every Election Where Redistricting Was At Stake|Nathaniel Rakich (email@example.com)|November 18, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
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.
Administration officials have repeatedly issued anodyne statements assuring us that the NSA programs do not “target” Americans.
The young man offered him a seat, assuring him that his mother would not keep him waiting long.
But he told Arsenio no more that day, beyond assuring him he would speak for him and let him know upon the morrow.
Suppose he buys goods assuring the seller that he is twenty-one years of age when in fact he is not, though nearly so.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
His father scolded him somewhat impatiently, and sent him back to bed again, assuring him that he had been dreaming.Urania|Camille Flammarion
We wanted to take you to the Holy Land, assuring you that you would be exhibited for money!