- vt. 使确信；使放心；确保
- 给...保险， 对…进行保险
- vt. 使相信; 使确信 try to cause (sb) to believe or trust in sth; make (sb or oneself) sure or certain
- vt. 保险 insure, especially against death
make certain of;
"This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us"
"Preparation will guarantee success!"
inform positively and with certainty and confidence;
"I tell you that man is a crook!"
assure somebody of the truth of something with the intention of giving the listener confidence;
"I assured him that traveling to Cambodia was safe"
be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something;
"He verified that the valves were closed"
"See that the curtains are closed"
"control the quality of the product"
cause to feel sure; give reassurance to;
"The airline tried to reassure the customers that the planes were safe"
make a promise or commitment
- Her success as an actress was now assured.
- They tried to assure him of their willingness to work.
- I can assure you that your son will be happy here.
- They were assured that everything possible was being done.
- We book early to assure ourselves of seats.
- Nothing can assure permanent happiness.
- The news assured mother.
- The doctor tried to assure me, saying it was nothing serious.
- I assure myself against losses.
- Nothing will assure permanent happiness.
- The only way to assure success is to work hard.
- The excellent reviews given to the film have assured its success.
- He assured his life with this company.
- They assured us that they would not be late.
- I assure you that he can be trusted.
- The doctor assured me that the injury was not serious.
- I assure you that I shall be here at midday tomorrow.
- The driver assured himself that the bridge was safe before he started crossing.
- Please assure him that my house is not about to fall down.
- He was assured that I was far from advising him to do anything so cruel.
- You may rest assured that we can effect prompt shipment.
- She assured us not to worry.
- The teacher assured the students to know the importance of learning English.
- assure of (v.+prep.)
对…放心 make sb certain about sth
assure sb of sth/oneself
The doctor assured the young father of his baby's safety.
He assured us of his ability to solve the problem.
We booked early to assure ourselves of good seats.
They assured us of the soundness of the plan.
I can assure you of his reliability.
I assure you of my full support for your plan.
I am assured of his ability.
I am assured of his innocence.
Will you be assured of a career and adequate salary if you go there?
They are assured of an enjoyable and trouble-free holiday.
As far as the industry is concerned, we are perfectly assured of the future.
He is very assured of himself.
- assure absolutely 绝对有信心
- assure calmly 平静地保证
- assure emphatically 竭力保证
- assure fully 完全相信
- assure mutually 互相保证
- assure reciprocally 互相保证
- assure perfectly 绝对有信心
- assure solemnly 严肃地保证
Man, when he resteth and assureth himselfe, vpon diuine Protection.出自： Bacon
A pure man forgives, or pleads for mercy, or assures the penitent.出自： F. W. Robertson
- assure可接双宾语,这时表物的宾语须由介词of引出; 表人的宾语如置于表物的宾语后,则须由介词to(而非for)引出,如置于表物的宾语之前,则不必搭配介词。
I am assured of his honesty.
I am assured that he is honest.
不可以直接说I assure his honesty。
- 涉及到“保险”时，我们习惯用insure，而不是assure，如insure her car。不过assure也有指“保险”的意思，如assure her life指“为她保人寿险”；
His work assured him a degree of happiness.
His work ensured him a degree of happiness.
- Life assurance通常是指到了指定日期或死亡所支付的特定金额的保险，而insurance通常带一定的风险性，若是在指定的日期内没有死亡，过了那个日期死亡的话，是不会得到保险赔偿的。
- assure, ensure, insure, secure
- ensure强调使人确信某个行为或力量产生的后果; insure指保险公司对于财产、货物或人身安全的保险; assure通常指消除某人思想上的怀疑或担心; secure指采取使人感到安全、安心或可靠的行动。
- ☆ 14世纪晚期进入英语，直接源自古法语的asseurer，意为确保；最初源自拉丁语的assecurar。
- guarantee 保证
- pledge 发誓
- convince 使确信
- ensure 担保
- promise 诺言
- reassure 使…安心
- insure 保险
- secure 安全的
- swear 咒骂
- declare 宣布（声明）...
- make certain 弄清楚
- nail down 用钉子钉住
- substantiate 证实
- verify 核实
- comfort 舒适
- vow 誓约
- satisfy 使满意
- vouch 担保
- testify 作证
- make 做
- certain 确定的
- ascertain 确定
- see 看见
- check 检查
- tell 告诉
- control 掌控