HyperDic: assurance

English > 4 senses of the word assurance:
NOUNcognitionassurance, self-assurance, confidence, self-confidence, authority, surenessfreedom from doubt
communicationassurance, pledgea binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something
communicationassurancea statement intended to inspire confidence
possessionassurancea British term for some kinds of insurance
assurance > pronunciation
Soundsahshuh'rahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > assurance: 4 senses > noun 1, cognition
Meaningfreedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities.
Example"his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular"
Synonymsself-assurance, confidence, self-confidence, authority, sureness
Attributescertain, sureHaving or feeling no doubt or uncertainty
uncertain, unsure, incertainlacking or indicating lack of confidence or assurance
BroadercertaintyThe state of being certain
Spanishaplomo, autoconfianza, autoridad, certeza, certidumbre, confianza en sí mismo, confianza, convicción, seguridad en sí mismo, seguridad
Catalanautoconfiança, confiança en si mateix, seguretat en si mateix
English > assurance: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something.
Example"an assurance of help when needed"
Synonympledge
Narrowerguarantee, warrant, warrantee, warrantyA written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications
guaranteeAn unconditional commitment that something will happen / happen or that something is true
plight, trothA solemn pledge of fidelity
vowA solemn pledge (to oneself or to another or to a deity) to do something or to behave in a certain manner
Broadercommitment, dedicationA message that makes a pledge
Spanishafirmación, declaración, garantía, promesa
Catalanafirmació, declaració, garantia, promesa
Verbsassuremake a promise or commitment
English > assurance: 4 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA statement intended to inspire confidence.
Example"the President's assurances were not respected"
Narrowerclean bill of healthAn assurance that someone is healthy or something is in good condition / condition
BroaderstatementA message that is stated or declared
Verbsassureassure somebody of the truth of something with the intention of giving the listener confidence / confidence
English > assurance: 4 senses > noun 4, possession
MeaningA British term for some kinds of insurance.
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Broaderinsurancepromise of reimbursement in the case of loss

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