reassure


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re·as·sure

 (rē′ə-sho͝or′)
tr.v. re·as·sured, re·as·sur·ing, re·as·sures
1. To restore confidence to: I felt reassured that I was up to the job.
2. To assure again: We reassured him that the project was on schedule.
3. To reinsure.

re′as·sur′ance n.
re′as·sur′ing·ly adv.

reassure

(ˌriːəˈʃʊə)
vb (tr)
1. to relieve (someone) of anxieties; restore confidence to
2. (Insurance) another term for reinsure
ˌreasˈsurance n
ˌreasˈsurer n
ˌreasˈsuringly adv

re•as•sure

(ˌri əˈʃʊər, -ˈʃɜr)

v.t. -sured, -sur•ing.
1. to restore to assurance or confidence.
2. to assure again.
3. Chiefly Brit. to reinsure.
[1590–1600]
re`as•sur′ance, n.
re`as•sur′ing•ly, adv.

reassure


Past participle: reassured
Gerund: reassuring

Imperative
reassure
reassure
Present
I reassure
you reassure
he/she/it reassures
we reassure
you reassure
they reassure
Preterite
I reassured
you reassured
he/she/it reassured
we reassured
you reassured
they reassured
Present Continuous
I am reassuring
you are reassuring
he/she/it is reassuring
we are reassuring
you are reassuring
they are reassuring
Present Perfect
I have reassured
you have reassured
he/she/it has reassured
we have reassured
you have reassured
they have reassured
Past Continuous
I was reassuring
you were reassuring
he/she/it was reassuring
we were reassuring
you were reassuring
they were reassuring
Past Perfect
I had reassured
you had reassured
he/she/it had reassured
we had reassured
you had reassured
they had reassured
Future
I will reassure
you will reassure
he/she/it will reassure
we will reassure
you will reassure
they will reassure
Future Perfect
I will have reassured
you will have reassured
he/she/it will have reassured
we will have reassured
you will have reassured
they will have reassured
Future Continuous
I will be reassuring
you will be reassuring
he/she/it will be reassuring
we will be reassuring
you will be reassuring
they will be reassuring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been reassuring
you have been reassuring
he/she/it has been reassuring
we have been reassuring
you have been reassuring
they have been reassuring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been reassuring
you will have been reassuring
he/she/it will have been reassuring
we will have been reassuring
you will have been reassuring
they will have been reassuring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been reassuring
you had been reassuring
he/she/it had been reassuring
we had been reassuring
you had been reassuring
they had been reassuring
Conditional
I would reassure
you would reassure
he/she/it would reassure
we would reassure
you would reassure
they would reassure
Past Conditional
I would have reassured
you would have reassured
he/she/it would have reassured
we would have reassured
you would have reassured
they would have reassured
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.reassure - cause to feel surereassure - cause to feel sure; give reassurance to; "The airline tried to reassure the customers that the planes were safe"
calm, still, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize, calm down, quiet, quieten, lull - make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
vex, worry - disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress; "I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me"
2.reassure - give or restore confidence in; cause to feel sure or certain; "I reassured him that we were safe"
assure - assure somebody of the truth of something with the intention of giving the listener confidence; "I assured him that traveling to Cambodia was safe"

reassure

verb encourage, comfort, bolster, hearten, cheer up, buoy up, gee up, restore confidence to, inspirit, relieve (someone) of anxiety, put or set your mind at rest She just reassured me and told me that everything was fine.
Translations
يَطمَئِنُيُعيدُ طَمْأَنَة
ujistituklidnit
beroligeforsikre
rauhoittaa
umirivati
fullvissa, hughreysta
安心させる
안심시키다
raminamairaminamasraminamieji žodžiai
nomierinātpārliecināt
pomiriti
försäkra
ทำให้วางใจ
làm yên lòng

reassure

[ˈriːəˈʃʊəʳ] VTtranquilizar
we reassured her that everything was OKle aseguramos que todo iba bien
she felt reassured in the morningpor la mañana ya se sentía más tranquila, por la mañana ya había recuperado la confianza

reassure

[ˌriːəˈʃʊər] vtrassurer
to reassure sb about sth → rassurer qn quant à qch, rassurer qn au sujet de qch
to reassure sb (that) ... → rassurer qn en lui disant que ...
to reassure o.s. → se rassurer
to reassure o.s. that ... → s'assurer que ...

reassure

vt
(= relieve sb’s mind)beruhigen; (= give feeling of security to)das Gefühl der Sicherheit geben (+dat)
(verbally) → versichern (+dat); (lover) → beteuern (+dat); to reassure somebody of somethingjdm etw versichern/beteuern; she needs to be constantly reassured that her work is adequateman muss ihr ständig versichern or bestätigen, dass ihre Arbeit gut genug ist

reassure

[ˌriːəˈʃʊəʳ] vt to reassure sb (of)rassicurare qn (di or su)

reassure

(riəˈʃuə) verb
to take away the doubts or fears of. The woman was worried about the dangers of taking aspirins, but her doctor reassured her.
ˌreasˈsurance noun
1. the process of reassuring or being reassured.
2. something said etc that makes a person feel reassured. She wants reassurance; Despite his reassurances, I'm still not happy.
ˌreasˈsuring adjective
the doctor's reassuring remarks.
ˌreasˈsuringly adverb

reassure

يَطمَئِنُ ujistit forsikre beruhigen καθησυχάζω tranquilizar rauhoittaa rassurer umirivati rassicurare 安心させる 안심시키다 geruststellen berolige uspokoić tranquilizar заверять försäkra ทำให้วางใจ güven vermek làm yên lòng 再保证

reassure

v. asegurar, alentar, restablecer la confianza.
References in classic literature ?
Robert started to reassure her, asserting that he had known a lady who had subsisted upon nougat during the entire--but seeing the color mount into Mrs.
When we reflected that this was not a solitary phenomenon, never to happen again, but that it would happen forever and ever, an infinite number of evenings, and cheer and reassure the latest child that walked there, it was more glorious still.
It was quiet enough to reassure me, but I have no doubt if I had seen a moderately large wave come tumbling in, I should have taken to my heels, with an awful recollection of her drowned relations.
His agitation infected them, and when Agatha endeavored to reassure him by declaring that Smilash was a disguised gentleman, Miss Wilson, supposing this to be a mere repetition of her former idle conjecture, told her sharply to hold her tongue, as the time was not one for talking nonsense.
Carlotta sneered, shrugged her handsome shoulders and sang two or three notes to reassure herself.
Reassure yourself, and send to the dealers, saying that you are not satisfied, and wish them to find you another slave.
Touched by my Wife's distress, I would have sprung downward to reassure her, but I found myself incapable of motion.
He would attract her attention, and reassure her by a smiling greeting from a greater distance.
At first the passengers were much frightened, but Captain Anderson hastened to reassure them.
Phileas Fogg understood what was passing in Aouda's mind, and offered, in order to reassure her, to escort her to Hong Kong, where she might remain safely until the affair was hushed up--an offer which she eagerly and gratefully accepted.
I saw her agonized face over the parapet, and smiled to reassure her.
I pressed her to take wine, and tried to reassure her.