assureverb [T]uk /əˈʃɔːr/ us /əˈʃʊr/
assure verb [T] (SAY WITH CERTAINTY)
- The police have assured the public that the escaped prisoners will not evade recapture for long.
- The Foreign Secretary assured anti-federalist MPs that he would not agree to anything which limited British sovereignty.
- She assured me that my fears were baseless.
- "Rest assured, Mrs. Cooper" said the police officer. "We will find your son for you."
- Breaking your leg isn't funny , I can assure you.
assure verb [T] (MAKE CERTAIN)
- Journalists may enter the danger zone but unfortunately we cannot assure their safety.
- A last-minute deal assured the company's future.
- A second goal moments from the end assured us of a place in the final.
- Excellent exam results meant that she was assured of a place at university.
- An anonymous donation assured the museum's long-term future.
assure verb [T] (PROTECT)