give assurance

give assurance
index agree (contract), avouch (guarantee), close (agree), cosign, guarantee, pledge (promise the performance of), promise (vow), vouch

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  • Assurance — As*sur ance, n. [OE. assuraunce, F. assurance, fr. assurer. See {Assure}.] 1. The act of assuring; a declaration tending to inspire full confidence; that which is designed to give confidence. [1913 Webster] Whereof he hath given assurance unto… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • assurance — ► NOUN 1) a positive declaration intended to give confidence. 2) confidence or certainty in one s own abilities. 3) chiefly Brit. life insurance. USAGE In the context of life insurance, a technical distinction is made between assurance and… …   English terms dictionary

  • assurance — n. 1) to give an assurance that + clause (he gave every assurance that he would attend) 2) (BE) life assurance (see the Usage Note for insurance) * * * [ə ʃʊ(ə)rəns] to give an assurance that + clause (he gave every assurance that he would… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • assurance — noun 1 promise ADJECTIVE ▪ absolute, categorical (BrE), clear (esp. BrE), firm, full ▪ reasonable ▪ further, repeate …   Collocations dictionary

  • assurance — [[t]əʃʊ͟ərəns[/t]] assurances 1) N VAR: oft N that, N of n If you give someone an assurance that something is true or will happen, you say that it is definitely true or will definitely happen, in order to make them feel less worried. He would… …   English dictionary

  • assurance — as•sur•ance [[t]əˈʃʊər əns, ˈʃɜr [/t]] n. 1) a positive declaration intended to give confidence: many assurances of support[/ex] 2) promise or pledge; guaranty; surety: to give one s assurance that a job will be done[/ex] 3) freedom from doubt;… …   From formal English to slang

  • assurance — as|sur|ance [əˈʃuərəns US əˈʃur ] n 1.) a promise that something will definitely happen or is definitely true, made especially to make someone less worried ▪ Despite my repeated assurances, Rob still looked very nervous. give/seek/receive an… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • assurance — noun 1 (U) a feeling of calm confidence in your own abilities, especially because you have a lot of experience; self assurance: She spoke in a tone of quiet assurance. 2 (C) a promise that you will definitely do something or that something will… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • assurance — /euh shoor euhns, sherr /, n. 1. a positive declaration intended to give confidence: He received assurances of support for the project. 2. promise or pledge; guaranty; surety: He gave his assurance that the job would be done. 3. full confidence;… …   Universalium

  • give — verb Give is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑authority, ↑benefactor, ↑chart, ↑council, ↑donor, ↑index, ↑jury, ↑move, ↑nature, ↑recording, ↑religion, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

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