Assurance definition

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Something said or done to inspire confidence, as a promise, positive statement, etc.; guarantee.
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A statement or indication that inspires confidence; a guarantee or pledge.

Gave her assurance that the plan would succeed.

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The act of assuring.
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Assurance is defined as a statement given for the purpose of inspiring morale or belief in yourself.

An example of an assurance is your boss telling you that your job is safe.

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Self-confidence.
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The state of being assured; sureness; confidence; certainty.
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The act of assuring; a declaration tending to inspire full confidence; that which is designed to give confidence.
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The state of being assured; firm persuasion; full confidence or trust; freedom from doubt; certainty.
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The definition of assurance is an affirmation and commitment.

An example of an assurance is a construction firm stating that a job will be finished by the original projected date.

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Assurance means the act of feeling confident in yourself.

An example of assurance is the feeling you have when you are sure that you will be successful.

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(chiefly british) Insurance, especially life insurance.
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Freedom from doubt; certainty about something.

Do you have any assurance that the work will be done well?

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Impudent forwardness; presumption.
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A promise or guarantee, an act that inspires confidence.
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V. the act of promising or assuring.
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Firmness of mind; undoubting, steadiness; intrepidity; courage; confidence; self-reliance.
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Excess of boldness; impudence; audacity; as, his assurance is intolerable.
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Insurance; a contract for the payment of a sum on occasion of a certain event, as loss or death. &hand; Recently, assurance has been used, in England, in relation to life contingencies, and insurance in relation to other contingencies. It is called temporary assurance, in the time within which the contingent event must happen is limited.
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(law) Any written or other legal evidence of the conveyance of property; a conveyance; a deed. &hand; In England, the legal evidences of the conveyance of property are called the common assurances of the kingdom. Blackstone.
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Belief in one's own abilities; self-confidence.
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(chiefly brit.) Insurance, esp. life insurance.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
assurance
Plural:
assurances

Origin of assurance