verb (used with object), en·sured, en·sur·ing.
Examples from the Web for ensure
Asserting our right to free speech is the only to ensure that 12 people did not die in vain.Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Our Duty Is to Keep Charlie Hebdo Alive|Ayaan Hirsi Ali|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Police, their representatives and supporters tell us, ensure our freedom of speech through our ability to protest.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
If someone wants to ensure a direct and secure connection, no entity, whether a hotel or otherwise, should be able to block it.How ‘Ethical’ Hotel Chain Marriott Gouges Guests in the Name of Wi-Fi Security|Kyle Chayka|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To ensure that all Afghan women see the gains of the last decade, we need to understand, support and enhance existing systems.
Then we must address the threats Afghan women face, and ensure they have a meaningful role in talks about Afghanistan's future.
This is to ensure sufficient freedom for the dart when entering the crescent.An Analysis of the Lever Escapement|H. R. Playtner
Thus the very points in which they differed seemed, in some measure, to ensure the continuance of their mutual affection.Bride of Lammermoor|Sir Walter Scott
Even a thorough washing of the hands will not ensure absolute security.Parasites|T. Spencer Cobbold
The troops were kept in excellent training, to ensure their fitness to take the field at a moment's notice.South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 2 (of 6)|Louis Creswicke
In the case of a large tube, a scratch will not ensure its breaking clean across.