reassureverb [ T ]uk /ˌriː.əˈʃɔːr/ us /-ˈʃʊr/
[ + to infinitive ] I was nervous on my first day at college, but I was reassured to see some friendly faces.
- The president hastened to reassure his people that he was in perfect health.
- They sought to reassure the public.
- He reassured people that law-abiding citizens would have nothing to fear from the enquiries.
- The police have reassured witnesses who may be afraid to come forward that they will be guaranteed anonymity.
- The firmness of his handshake reassured me.
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