reassure

[ ree-uh-shoor, -shur ]
/ ˌri əˈʃʊər, -ˈʃɜr /

verb (used with object), re·as·sured, re·as·sur·ing.

to restore to assurance or confidence: His praise reassured me.
to assure again.
to reinsure.

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Origin of reassure

First recorded in 1590–1600; re- + assure

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British Dictionary definitions for reassure

reassure
/ (ˌriːəˈʃʊə) /

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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