Assurance

Definition of Assurance

As`sur´ance
n.1.The act of assuring; a declaration tending to inspire full confidence; that which is designed to give confidence.
Whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead.
- Acts xvii. 31.
Assurances of support came pouring in daily.
- Macaulay.
2.The state of being assured; firm persuasion; full confidence or trust; freedom from doubt; certainty.
Let us draw with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience.
- Heb. x. 22.
3.Firmness of mind; undoubting, steadiness; intrepidity; courage; confidence; self-reliance.
Brave men meet danger with assurance.
- Knolles.
Conversation with the world will give them knowledge and assurance.
- Locke.
4.Excess of boldness; impudence; audacity; as, his assurance is intolerable.
5.Betrothal; affiance.
6.Insurance; a contract for the payment of a sum on occasion of a certain event, as loss or death.
7.(Law) Any written or other legal evidence of the conveyance of property; a conveyance; a deed.

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