assure oneself

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of assure oneself

: to make oneself sure or certain about something
  • He tried opening the door to assure himself that it was locked.
  • They managed to be third in line, assuring themselves of good seats for the concert.

Word by Word Definitions

assure play
  1. : to make sure or certain : convince

  2. : to inform positively

  3. : to make certain the coming or attainment of : guarantee

oneself play
  1. : a person's self : one's own self

  2. : one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self


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