[ US /ˌɹiəˈʃʊɹ/ ]
[ UK /ɹˌiːəʃjˈɔː/ ]
  1. give or restore confidence in; cause to feel sure or certain
    I reassured him that we were safe
  2. cause to feel sure; give reassurance to
    The airline tried to reassure the customers that the planes were safe
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How To Use reassure In A Sentence

  • I reassured him it was secure by logging into my account and viewing his profile. Computing
  • reassured by her praise he pressed on
  • ‘Don't worry, babe,’ he reassured his wife though he wasn't as confident as his tone conveyed.
  • The strong, even thump of her pulse against his skin reassured him.
  • But a quick word with the proprietor of the local service station reassured me otherwise.
  • But back on the track they were reassured that the cycling will be in fine fettle. Times, Sunday Times
  • And the echo of her lilting croon came back, bouncingly, to reassure her that this installation was not large and was set in natural stone caverns. the ship who sang
  • Despite his considerable experiences of tight places Déprez’s heart was pounding, but when he stared across the table, her expression reassured him. The Blackstone Key
  • Keen to dampen down any rumours and to reassure staff that all's well, he tapped out a hastily written memo to his staff using his Blackberry.
  • McKean and other professional word gatherers join enthusiastic amateurs in Wallraff's new book Word Fugitives, which reassures us that taking language seriously needn't always mean being serious about language. Sniglets and Slithy Toves
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