- 1. a positive declaration intended to give confidence; a promise: "he gave an assurance that work would not recommence until Wednesday"
- 2. confidence or certainty in one's own abilities: "she drove with assurance"
1. : the state of being assured: such as. a. : a being certain in the mind. the puritan's assurance of salvation. b. : confidence of mind or manner : easy freedom from self-doubt or uncertainty. spoke with assurance about his future plans. also : excessive self-confidence : brashness, presumption.
assurance. noun [ U ] UK uk / əˈʃʊər ə ns / us. INSURANCE. a type of insurance, especially life insurance, that will pay an amount of money at the end of an agreed period or when someone dies, rather than only if something unexpected happens: an assurance policy. a promise that something is or behaves as expected:
noun. a positive declaration intended to give confidence: He received assurances of support for the project. promise or pledge; guaranty; surety: He gave his assurance that the job would be done. full confidence; freedom from doubt; certainty: to act in the assurance of success.
Definition of assurance 1 as in certainty a state of mind in which one is free from doubt I can state with complete assurance that no harm will ever come to you Synonyms & Similar Words Relevance certainty confidence satisfaction conviction surety assuredness certitude sureness positiveness cocksureness doubtlessness determination face firmness
assurance. noun [ C/U ] us / əˈʃʊər·əns /. a promise to tell something to someone confidently or firmly, or a promise to cause someone to feel certain by removing doubt: [ C ] He gave me his assurance that he would give us an answer by the end of the week. Assurance is also a feeling of confidence in your abilities:
assurance ( əˈʃʊərəns) n 1. a statement, assertion, etc, intended to inspire confidence or give encouragement: she was helped by his assurance that she would cope. 2. a promise or pledge of support: he gave an assurance of help when needed. 3. freedom from doubt; certainty: his assurance about his own superiority infuriated her.
1 [noncount] : the state of being sure or certain about something They lent us the money with the assurance that they would be repaid soon. He has the assurance of continued support from his boss. — see also quality assurance 2 [noncount] : a strong feeling of confidence about yourself or about being right