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assure

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of assure

  1. 1 to ease the grief or distress of <a minister choosing just the right words to assure the grieving parents of the fallen soldier> Synonyms comfort, cheer, console, reassure, solace, sootheRelated Words commiserate, condole, empathize, sympathize; boost, buoy (up), elevate, lift, uplift; allay, alleviate, assuage, relieve; calm, quiet, relax, tranquilize (also tranquillize)Near Antonyms demoralize, discourage, dishearten; fret, upset, worry; aggravate, intensify, worsen; annoy, irk, irritate; harass, pesterAntonyms distress, torment, torture, trouble

  2. 2 to make sure, certain, or safe <security measures that assured our safety> Synonyms ensure, cinch, guarantee, guaranty, ice, insure, secureRelated Words attest, certify, vouch, warrant, witness; pledge, promise, swearNear Antonyms enfeeble, undermine, weaken





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