Definition of reassure
- reassured him that the work was on schedule
- felt reassured by their earnest promise to do better
Experts reassured the public that the accident wouldn't happen again.
I tried to reassure myself that the children were safe.
The news didn't reassure him.
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: to make (someone) feel less afraid, upset, or doubtful
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