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sure

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1 having or showing a mind free from doubt
  • Are you absolutely sure that she said she was coming today?
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2 impossible to avoid or evade
  • The joke's a sure dud if you don't pause in the right places.
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in the bag, in the cards (also on the cards)

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3 not likely to fail
  • a sure cure for the winter blues—a week in the Bahamas
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sure, certain, positive, cocksure mean having no doubt or uncertainty. sure usually stresses the subjective or intuitive feeling of assurance.
    • felt sure that I had forgotten something
certain may apply to a basing of a conclusion or conviction on definite grounds or indubitable evidence.
    • police are certain about the cause of the fire
positive intensifies sureness or certainty and may imply opinionated conviction or forceful expression of it.
    • I'm positive that's the person I saw
cocksure implies presumptuous or careless positiveness.
    • you're always so cocksure about everything

sure

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without any question
  • We sure could use your help here!
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by all means, by all odds, damn well, for certain, for sure



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