assured

1 of 2

adjective

as·​sured ə-ˈshu̇rd How to pronounce assured (audio)
1
: characterized by certainty or security : guaranteed
an assured market
an assured place in history
Success is by no means assured.
She is assured of (having/getting) a job when she graduates. [=she is certain to have/get a job]
2
a
: very confident : self-assured
proceeded with an assured attitude
3
: sure that something is certain or true
You can rest assured [=you can be sure] that we won't be late.
Rest assured, it won't happen again.
assuredness noun

assured

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noun

plural assured or assureds

Examples of assured in a Sentence

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Adjective
Liane drifts through various situations, some of which seem contrived to pad the journey from the assured beginning to the refreshingly different end. Lovia Gyarkye, The Hollywood Reporter, 3 Sep. 2019 The staging never flags as McCallum establishes and maintains an assured tone throughout the events. Christopher Smith, Orange County Register, 30 Apr. 2024 See all Example Sentences for assured 

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Word History

Etymology

Adjective

see assure

First Known Use

Adjective

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1706, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of assured was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Assured.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/assured. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

assured

adjective
as·​sured
ə-ˈshu̇(ə)rd
1
: made sure or certain
2
: very confident
rest assured we will be there
assuredly
-ˈshu̇r-əd-lē
adverb
assuredness
-əd-nəs
noun

Legal Definition

assured

noun
as·​sured
plural assured or assureds

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