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Meaning of ENSURE

Pronunciation:  en'shûr

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product"
  2. [v]  make certain of; "This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us"; "Preparation will guarantee success!"

ENSURE is a 6 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: ascertain, assure, assure, check, control, guarantee, insure, insure, secure, see, see to it
 See Also: card, cinch, cover, cross-check, double-check, make, proof, proofread, spot-check, verify



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\En*sure"\, v. t.
1. To make sure. See {Insure}.

2. To betroth. [Obs.] --Sir T. More.

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