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assured Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb make certain of
    insure; assure; ensure; secure; guarantee.
    • This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us
    • Preparation will guarantee success!
  2. verb inform positively and with certainty and confidence
    assure; tell.
    • I tell you that man is a crook!
  3. verb assure somebody of the truth of something with the intention of giving the listener confidence
    • I assured him that traveling to Cambodia was safe
  4. verb be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
    insure; control; see to it; assure; see; ensure; ascertain; check.
    • He verified that the valves were closed
    • See that the curtains are closed
    • control the quality of the product
  5. verb cause to feel sure; give reassurance to
    assure; reassure.
    • The airline tried to reassure the customers that the planes were safe
  6. verb make a promise or commitment
    assure; promise.
  7. adjective satellite marked by assurance; exhibiting confidence
    • she paints with an assured hand
  8. adjective satellite characterized by certainty or security
    • a tiny but assured income
    • we can never have completely assured lives

As*sured" adjective
  1. Made sure; safe; insured; certain; indubitable; not doubting; bold to excess.
As*sured" noun
  1. One whose life or property is insured.

Webster 1913