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assured

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adjective as·sured \ ə-ˈshu̇rd \

Definition of assured

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

play \-ˈshu̇r-əd-nəs, -ˈshu̇rd-\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of assured

see assure


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assured

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Definition of assured

plural assured or assureds

First Known Use of assured

1706



ASSURED Defined for Kids

assured

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adjective as·sured \ ə-ˈshu̇rd \

Definition of assured for Students

1 :made sure or certain
  • Our success is by no means assured.
2 :very confident
  • an assured manner

assuredly

\-ˈshu̇r-əd-lē\ adverb
  • I will most assuredly win.

Law Dictionary

assured

noun as·sured

legal Definition of assured

plural assured or assureds


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