Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “reassure”


verb [T]  /ˌri·əˈʃʊr/ us  
to comfort someone and stop that person from worrying: Her smile didn’t reassure me.
adjective  /ˌri·əˈʃʊr·ɪŋ/ us  
His reassuring manner convinced her she was safe.
adverb  /ˌri·əˈʃʊr·ɪŋ·li/ us  
I bent down and patted the dog reassuringly.
(Definition of reassure from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of reassure?
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Reassuring, but you might be interested in these topics from the Expressing agreement & support topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “reassure” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day


to press something quickly and quite hard between two objects, especially sharp objects such as teeth or nails

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More