Definition of Reassure

1. Verb. Cause to feel sure; give reassurance to. "The performance is likely to reassure Sue"; "The airline tried to reassure the customers that the planes were safe"

Exact synonyms: Assure
Generic synonyms: Calm, Calm Down, Lull, Quiet, Quieten, Still, Tranquilize, Tranquillise, Tranquillize
Derivative terms: Reassurance
Antonyms: Worry

2. Verb. Give or restore confidence in; cause to feel sure or certain. "Sam cannot reassure Sue "; "I reassured him that we were safe"
Generic synonyms: Assure
Derivative terms: Reassurance

Definition of Reassure

1. v. t. To assure anew; to restore confidence to; to free from fear or terror.

Definition of Reassure

1. Verb. (transitive) To assure anew; to restore confidence to; to free from fear or terror. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To reinsure. ¹

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Definition of Reassure

1. assure [v -SURED, -SURING, -SURES] - See also: assure

Lexicographical Neighbors of Reassure


Literary usage of Reassure

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1862)
"... notifying those whom 1 met (which seemed to reassure them) of your intention to protect all peaceable citizens in their persons and property, ..."

2. History of Illinois, from 1778 to 1833; and Life and Times of Ninian Edwards by Ninian Wirt Edwards, William Wirt (1870)
"... a distracting pain over my right eye, and I now find writing so painful that I have barely power to reassure you that I am, Your friend, WILLIAM WIRT. ..."

3. The Story of My Childhood by Clara Barton (1907)
"... of my burden of books, took me tenderly on her lap and did her best to reassure and calm me. At length I was given my seat, with a desk in front for my ..."

4. The Court and Reign of Francis the First, King of France: King of France by Pardoe (Julia) (1887)
"... France attacked on all sides—The Duc de Vendome recalled for the defence of Paris—Brion Chabot despatched to the capital to reassure the citizens— A ..."

5. A History of the Commonwealth of Florence: From the Earliest Independence of by Thomas Adolphus Trollope (1865)
"... Milan—Sends to Florence for protection—Simone degli Strozzi sent to reassure her—The Duke attacks Forli—War between Florence and Milan breaks out in May ..."

6. Memoirs of Count Miot de Melito, Minister, Ambassador, Councillor of State by [André François] Miot de Melito (1881)
"... First Consul endeavours to make the people believe in his attachment to the Constitution and to reassure the friends of Liberty— He leaves Paris, ..."

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