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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Assured  \As*sured"\,  a. 
  Made  sure  safe;  insured;  certain;  indubitable;  not  doubting; 
  bold  to  excess. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Assured  \As*sured"\,  n. 
  One  whose  life  or  property  is  insured. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Assure  \As*sure\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Assured};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Assuring}.]  [OF.  ase["u]rer,  F.  assurer,  LL  assecurare  L. 
  ad  +  securus  secure,  sure  certain.  See  {Secure},  {Sure},  and 
  cf  {Insure}.] 
  1.  To  make  sure  or  certain;  to  render  confident  by  a  promise, 
  declaration,  or  other  evidence. 
 
  His  promise  that  thy  seed  shall  bruise  our  foe  .  .  . 
  Assures  me  that  the  bitterness  of  death  Is  past,  and 
  we  shall  live.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  To  declare  to  solemnly;  to  assert  to  (any  one)  with  the 
  design  of  inspiring  belief  or  confidence. 
 
  I  dare  assure  thee  that  no  enemy  Shall  ever  take 
  alive  the  noble  Brutus.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  confirm;  to  make  certain  or  secure. 
 
  And  it  shall  be  assured  to  him  --Lev.  xxvii. 
  19. 
 
  And  hereby  we  know  that  we  are  of  the  truth,  and 
  shall  assure  our  hearts  before  him  --1  John  iii. 
  19. 
 
  4.  To  affiance;  to  betroth.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  5.  (Law)  To  insure;  to  covenant  to  indemnify  for  loss  or  to 
  pay  a  specified  sum  at  death.  See  {Insure}. 
 
  Syn:  To  declare;  aver;  avouch;  vouch;  assert;  asseverate; 
  protest;  persuade;  convince. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  assured 
  adj  1:  marked  by  assurance;  exhibiting  confidence;  "she  paints  with 
  an  assured  hand" 
  2:  characterized  by  certainty  or  security;  "a  tiny  but  assured 
  income";  "we  can  never  have  completely  assured  lives" 




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