Synonyms of 'assure'
to convince`Everything's going to be okay,' he assured me.
I soon convinced him of my innocence.
When things aren't going well, he always encourages me.
Derek persuaded me of the feasibility of the idea.
He has to satisfy us that real progress will be made.
He put his arm round her, trying to comfort her.
She just reassured me and told me that everything was fine.
The news heartened everybody.
Emboldened by his success, he started on a second novel.
win someone over,
bring someone round
They thought they had brought you round to their way of seeing things.
to make (something) certainLast night's victory has assured their promotion.
Steps must be taken to ensure this never happens again.
He has confirmed his position as the world's number one snooker player.
Surplus resources alone do not guarantee growth.
The loan is secured against your home.
make sure, ,
Before you cut the cloth, make sure the pattern matches up.
The group has sealed a deal to sell its products in China.
We are about to clinch a deal with an American manufacturer.
to promise or guaranteeWe can assure you of our best service at all times.
give your word to,
declare confidently to
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in the sense of bring someone round
to convince (another person) of an opinion or point of viewThey thought they had brought you round to their way of seeing things.
in the sense of clinch
to settle (an argument or agreement) decisivelyWe are about to clinch a deal with an American manufacturer.
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