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Meaning of assured by Wiktionary Dictionary




    1. Simple past tense and past participle of assure .


    assured ( comparative more assured, superlative most assured )

    1. Guaranteed
    2. Confident.


Explanation of assured by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. marked by assurance

    2. she paints with an assured hand
    3. characterized by certainty or security

    4. a tiny but assured income
      we can never have completely assured lives

    Definition of assured by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Assure v. t. [imp. & p. p. Assured ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Assuring.] [OF. aseürer, F. assurer, LL. assecurare; L. ad + securus secure, sure, certain. See Secure, Sure, and cf. Insure.]
      1. To make sure or certain; to render confident by a promise, declaration, or other evidence.

      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. [Obs.] Shak.

      5. ( Law ) To insure; to covenant to indemnify for loss, or to pay a specified sum at death. See Insure.

      Syn. -- To declare; aver; avouch; vouch; assert; asseverate; protest; persuade; convince.

    2. Assured a. Made sure; safe; insured; certain; indubitable; not doubting; bold to excess.

    3. Assured, n. One whose life or property is insured.