Meaning of “reassure” in the English Dictionary

"reassure" in British English

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reassureverb [ T ]

uk /ˌriː.əˈʃɔːr/ us /-ˈʃʊr/

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"reassure" in American English

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reassureverb [ T ]

us /ˌri·əˈʃʊr/

to comfort someone and stop that person from worrying:

Her smile didn’t reassure me.
reassuring
adjective us /ˌri·əˈʃʊr·ɪŋ/

His reassuring manner convinced her she was safe.
reassuringly
adverb us /ˌri·əˈʃʊr·ɪŋ·li/

I bent down and patted the dog reassuringly.

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