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reassure

reassure

verb re·as·sure \ˌrē-ə-ˈshr\

: to make (someone) feel less afraid, upset, or doubtful

Full Definition of REASSURE

transitive verb
1
:  to assure anew <reassured him that the work was on schedule>
2
:  to restore to confidence <felt reassured by their earnest promise to do better>
3
:  reinsure
re·as·sur·ing·ly \-ˈshr-iŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of REASSURE

  1. Experts reassured the public that the accident wouldn't happen again.
  2. I tried to reassure myself that the children were safe.
  3. The news didn't reassure him.

First Known Use of REASSURE

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