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Assurance - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Assurance' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Assurance [ n.]
- The act of assuring; a declaration tending to inspire full confidence; that which is designed to give confidence.
- The state of being assured; firm persuasion; full confidence or trust; freedom from doubt; certainty.
- Firmness of mind; undoubting, steadiness; intrepidity; courage; confidence; self-reliance.
- Excess of boldness; impudence; audacity; as, his assurance is intolerable.
- Betrothal; affiance.
- Insurance; a contract for the payment of a sum on occasion of a certain event, as loss or death.
- Any written or other legal evidence of the conveyance of property; a conveyance; a deed.

Meaning of 'Assurance' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . assurance [ n]
Meaning (1):
- freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities
Example in sentence:
  • after that failure he lost his confidence;
  • his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular;
  • she spoke with authority
Meaning (2):
- a binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something
Example in sentence:
  • an assurance of help when needed;
  • signed a pledge never to reveal the secret
Meaning (3):
- a statement intended to inspire confidence
Example in sentence:
  • the President's assurances were not respected