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reassure

[ ree-uh-shoor, -shur ]
/ 藢ri 蓹藞蕛蕣蓹r, -藞蕛蓽r /
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verb (used with object), re路as路sured, re路as路sur路ing.
to restore to assurance or confidence: His praise reassured me.
to assure again.
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Origin of reassure

First recorded in 1590鈥1600; re- + assure

OTHER WORDS FROM reassure

re路as路sur路ance, nounre路as路sur路ed路ly [ree-uh-shoor-id-lee, -shur-], /藢ri 蓹藞蕛蕣蓹r 瑟d li, -藞蕛蓽r-/, adverbre路as路sure路ment, nounre路as路sur路er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for reassure

reassure
/ (藢ri藧蓹藞蕛蕣蓹) /

verb (tr)
to relieve (someone) of anxieties; restore confidence to
another term for reinsure

Derived forms of reassure

reassurance, nounreassurer, nounreassuringly, adverb
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