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assure


verb
1. make certain of (Freq. 20)
- This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us
- Preparation will guarantee success!
Syn:
guarantee, ensure, insure, secure
Derivationally related forms:
guarantee (for: guarantee)
Hyponyms:
doom, make
Verb Group:
guarantee, vouch
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s something
2. inform positively and with certainty and confidence (Freq. 9)
- I tell you that man is a crook!
Syn:
tell
Hypernyms:
affirm, verify, assert, avow, aver,
swan, swear
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody of something
- Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
3. assure somebody of the truth of something with the intention of giving the listener confidence (Freq. 9)
- I assured him that traveling to Cambodia was safe
Derivationally related forms:
assurance
Hypernyms:
persuade
Hyponyms:
reassure
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody of something
- Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
4. be careful or certain to do something;
make certain of something (Freq. 6)
- He verified that the valves were closed
- See that the curtains are closed
- control the quality of the product
Syn:
see, check, insure, see to it, ensure,
control, ascertain
Derivationally related forms:
check (for: check)
Hypernyms:
verify
Hyponyms:
proofread, proof, control, double-check, cross-check,
cinch, card, spot-check, cover
Verb Group:
determine, check, find out, see, ascertain,
watch, learn, check off, mark, mark off, tick off,
tick, control, verify
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
- Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE (for: see)
5. cause to feel sure;
give reassurance to (Freq. 2)
- The airline tried to reassure the customers that the planes were safe
Syn:
reassure
Ant:
worry (for: reassure)
Derivationally related forms:
reassurance (for: reassure)
Hypernyms:
calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize,
tranquillise, quieten, lull, still
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Something ----s somebody
- The good news will assure her
6. make a promise or commitment (Freq. 1)
Syn:
promise
Derivationally related forms:
assurance, promissory (for: promise), promiser (for: promise), promise (for: promise), promisee (for: promise), promisor (for: promise)
Hypernyms:
declare
Hyponyms:
pledge, plight, swear off, contract, undertake, guarantee
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
- Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
- Somebody ----s something (for: promise)
- Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE (for: promise)

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