assure

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assure(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to promise)
a. asegurar
The waiter assured us that we would be able to get a table within 15 minutes.El camarero nos aseguró que tendríamos una mesa en menos de 15 minutos.
b. garantizar
We can't assure your safety unless you follow these guidelines.No podemos garantizar su seguridad a menos que siga estas directrices.
2. (to reassure)
a. asegurar
No matter how many times he assured her of his love, she wouldn't believe him.Por mucho que él le asegurara su amor, ella no le creía.
b. convencer
I tried to assure them that the boat was safe, but they wanted to go back to the shore.Traté de convencerlos de que la barca era segura, pero ellos querían regresar a la orilla.
3. (to insure) (United Kingdom)
a. asegurar
Having so many children, he assured his life for a considerable amount.Como tenía tantos hijos, aseguró su vida por una suma considerable.
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assure
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. asegurar
to assure somebody of somethingasegurar algo a alguien
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assure [əˈʃʊəʳ]
transitive verb
1 (ensure) asegurar; garantizar
success was assured el éxito estaba asegurado; to assure o.s. of sth asegurarse de algo
2 (reassure) asegurar
I assured him of my support le aseguré mi apoyo
you may rest assured that ... let me assure you that ... tenga la (plena) seguridad de que ...
it is so, I assure you es así, se lo garantizo
3 especially (Britain) (Economics) asegurar
his life is assured for £500,000 su vida está asegurada en 500.000 libras
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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