- Reassure is defined as to give someone confidence.
An example of reassure is to tell a child that the shot at the doctor's will be OK.
transitive verbre·as·sured, re·as·sur·ing, re·as·sures
- To restore confidence to: I felt reassured that I was up to the job.
- To assure again: We reassured him that the project was on schedule.
- To reinsure.
(third-person singular simple present reassures, present participle reassuring, simple past and past participle reassured)
Old French rasseÃ¼rer, from re- + asseÃ¼rer; as if re- +"Ž assure.