HyperDic: reassure

English > 2 senses of the word reassure:
VERBemotionreassure, assurecause to feel sure
communicationreassuregive or restore confidence in
reassure > pronunciation
Soundsriy.ahshuh'r
Rhymesallure ... Ur: 39 rhymes with uhr...
English > reassure: 2 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningCause to feel sure; give reassurance to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe good news will reassure her; The performance is likely to reassure Sue
Example"The airline tried to reassure the customers that the planes were safe"
Synonymassure
Broadercalm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, stillmake calm or still
Oppositeworry, vexdisturb the peace of mind of
Spanishdar confianza, tranquilizar
Nounsreassurancethe act of reassuring
English > reassure: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningGive or restore confidence in; cause to feel sure or certain.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody of something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelSam cannot reassure Sue
Example"I reassured him that we were safe"
Broaderassureassure somebody of the truth of something with the intention of giving the listener confidence / confidence
Spanishtranquilizar
Catalantranquil·litzar
Nounsreassurancethe act of reassuring

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