Synonyms of assurance
1 promiseDictionary • an assurance that other forces will not move into the territory
promise • If you make a promise, you should keep it.
guarantee • We can give no guarantee that their demands will be met.
commitment • We made a commitment to keep working together.
pledge • a pledge to step up cooperation between the states
profession • a profession of faith
vow • Most people still take their marriage vows seriously.
declaration • declarations of undying love
assertion • assertions that the recession is truly over
oath • a solemn oath by members to help each other
affirmation • The ministers issued a robust affirmation of their faith in the system.
protestation (formal) • his constant protestations of love and devotion
word • He simply cannot be trusted to keep his word.
word of honour
2 confidenceDictionary • He led the orchestra with assurance.
confidence • She always thinks the worst of herself and has no confidence whatsoever.
conviction • He preaches with conviction.
courage • They do not have the courage to apologise for their actions.
certainty • I have said with absolute certainty that there will be no change of policy.
self-confidence • Richard's self-confidence is growing steadily.
poise • It took a moment for Mark to recover his poise.
assertiveness • Her assertiveness stirred up his sense of inadequacy.
security • He loves the security of a happy home life.
faith • She had placed a great deal of faith in him.
aplomb • The cast executed the production with professional aplomb.
self-assurance • They had confidence and self-assurance.
certitude • I cannot say with any degree of certitude what will happen next.
self-possession • She found her customary self-possession had deserted her.
3 insuranceDictionary • endowment assurance
insurance • You are advised to take out insurance on your lenses.
cover • Make sure that the firm's accident cover is adequate.
security • The banks will pledge the land as security.
protection • The primary duty of parents is the protection of their children.
safeguard • A system like ours lacks adequate safeguards for civil liberties.
warranty • The equipment comes with a twelve-month warranty.
indemnity • They had failed to take out full indemnity cover.
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affirmationIf you affirm that something is true or that something exists, you state firmly and publicly that it is true or exists. (noun)
• The ministers issued a robust affirmation of their faith in the system.
aplombIf you do something with aplomb, you do it with confidence in a relaxed way.
• The cast executed the production with professional aplomb.
assertionIf someone asserts a fact or belief, they state it firmly. (noun)
• assertions that the recession is truly over
Thesaurus for assurance from the Collins English Thesaurus
a statement, assertion, etc, intended to inspire confidence or give encouragement
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