verb (used with object), en·sured, en·sur·ing.
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A multi-faceted approach to ensuring students reach the critical milestone of grade level reading by fourth grade.
The family also believed that inbreeding was central to both preserving the family fortune and ensuring “purity of blood.”
But Bethany Bultman, the clinic's founder and director, is committed to ensuring patients stay alive.
Republicans definitely have work to do at ensuring they can compete with female voters.
By ensuring we don't pay attention to the real killers in America.The Fear About Things That Won't Kill Us Is Killing Us|Cliff Schecter|October 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I am extremely proud of the advances we have made in ensuring equality and protecting the basic freedoms of all Americans.
In these and similar cases the taboo was of public utility by ensuring a proper supply of the necessaries of life.The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead|James George Frazer
Lady Altringham had been quite right in her method of ensuring the general delivery of the information about the house.Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite|Anthony Trollope
This society can only perpetuate itself by ensuring its existence against the season of sterility.The Insect|Jules Michelet
They receive fitting mates, of a build to promise or aid in ensuring depth of chest and long reach of arm for their progeny.One of Our Conquerors, Complete|George Meredith