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[ uh-shoo rd, uh-shurd ]

/ əˈʃʊərd, əˈʃɜrd /

adjective

guaranteed; sure; certain; secure: an assured income.

bold; confident; authoritative: His art was both assured and facile.

boldly presumptuous.

Chiefly British. insured, as against loss.

noun

Insurance.

  1. the beneficiary under a policy.
  2. the person whose life or property is covered by a policy.

Words nearby assured

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,

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,

assurbanipal

,

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,

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,

assured tenancy

,

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assyr.

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assyria

Origin of assured

Middle English

word dating back to

1325–75;

see origin at

assure

,

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OTHER WORDS FROM assured

as·sur·ed·ly [uh-shoo r-id-lee, uh-shur-] /əˈʃʊər ɪd li, əˈʃɜr-/, adverbas·sur·ed·ness, nouno·ver·as·sured, adjectiveo·ver·as·sur·ed·ly, adverb

o·ver·as·sur·ed·ness, nounun·as·sured, adjectiveun·as·sur·ed·ly, adverbun·as·sur·ed·ness, nounwell-as·sured, adjective

Definition for assured (2 of 2)

assure

[ uh-shoo r, uh-shur ]

/ əˈʃʊər, əˈʃɜr /

verb (used with object), as·sured, as·sur·ing.

to declare earnestly to; inform or tell positively; state with confidence to: She assured us that everything would turn out all right.

to cause to know surely; reassure: He assured himself that no one was left on the bus.

to pledge or promise; give surety of; guarantee: He was assured a job in the spring.

to make (a future event) sure; ensure: This contract assures the company’s profit this month.

to secure or confirm; render safe or stable: to assure a person’s position.

to give confidence to; encourage.

Chiefly British. to insure, as against loss.

Origin of assure

1325–75; Middle English as(e)uren, assuren

Old French

aseurer

Late Latin

assēcūrāre,

equivalent to

Latin as- as-

+

sēcūr-

(see

secure

) +

-ā-

thematic vowel +

-re

infinitive suffix

OTHER WORDS FROM assure

as·sur·er, as·su·ror, nounin·ter·as·sure, verb (used with object), in·ter·as·sured, in·ter·as·sur·ing.pre·as·sure, verb (used with object), pre·as·sured, pre·as·sur·ing.un·as·sur·ing, adjective

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Examples from the Web for assured

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  • He could sail directly with the wind and yet be assured of not going far out of his way.

British Dictionary definitions for assured (1 of 2)

assured

adjective

made certain; sure; guaranteed

self-assured

mainly British insured, esp by a life assurance policy

noun

mainly British

  1. the beneficiary under a life assurance policy
  2. the person whose life is insured

Derived forms of assured

assuredly (əˈʃʊərɪdlɪ), adverbassuredness, noun

British Dictionary definitions for assured (2 of 2)

assure

verb (tr; may take a clause as object)

to cause to feel sure or certain; convinceto assure a person of one’s love

to promise; guaranteehe assured us that he would come

to state positively or with assurance

to make (an event) certain; ensure

mainly British to insure against loss, esp of life

property law another word for convey

Derived forms of assure

assurable, adjectiveassurer, noun

Word Origin for assure

C14: from Old French aseürer to assure, from Medieval Latin assēcūrāre to secure or make sure, from sēcūrus secure

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