Assure

Definition of Assure

As`sure
v. t.1.To make sure or certain; to render confident by a promise, declaration, or other evidence.
[imp. & p. p. Assured ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Assuring.]
His promise that thy seed shall bruise our foe . . .
Assures me that the bitterness of death
Is past, and we shall live.
- Milton.
2.To declare to, solemnly; to assert to (any one) with the design of inspiring belief or confidence.
I dare assure thee that no enemy
Shall ever take alive the noble Brutus.
- Shak.
3.To confirm; to make certain or secure.
And it shall be assured to him.
- Lev. xxvii. 19.
And hereby we know that we are of the truth, and shall assure our hearts before him.
- 1 John iii. 19.
4.To affiance; to betroth.
5.(Law) To insure; to covenant to indemnify for loss, or to pay a specified sum at death. See Insure.

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