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  • 21 ensure — verb 1) ensure that the surface is completely clean Syn: make sure, make certain, see to it; check, confirm, establish, verify 2) legislation to ensure equal opportunities for all Syn: secure, guarantee, assure, cer …

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  • 22 ensure — verb 1) ensure that the surface is completely clean Syn: make sure, make certain, see to it, check, confirm, establish, verify 2) legislation to ensure equal opportunities for all Syn: secure, guarantee, assure …

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  • 23 ensure — verb /ɪnˈʃʊə,ɪnˈʃɔː,ɪnˈʃʊəɹ/ a) To make a pledge to (someone); to promise, guarantee (someone of something); to assure. ‘Fayre knyght, for Goddis love, sle me nat, and I shall ensure the never to warre ayenste thy lady, but be allway towarde… …

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  • 24 ensure — See assure. See assure, ensure, insure …

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  • 25 ensure — en|sure [ ın ʃur ] verb transitive ** to make certain that something happens or is done: The lifejacket had almost certainly ensured her survival. ensure (that): Our new research strategy ensures that we get the best possible results …

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  • 26 ensure — especially BrE verb (T) to make it certain that something will happen: All the necessary steps had been taken to ensure their safety. (+ that): His wife ensured that he took all his pills every day. compare insure, see insure …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 27 ensure — en•sure [[t]ɛnˈʃʊər, ˈʃɜr[/t]] v. t. sured, sur•ing 1) to secure or guarantee: This letter will ensure you a hearing[/ex] 2) to make sure or certain 3) to make secure or safe, as from harm 4) insure 1), insure 2), insure 3) • Etymology:… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 28 ensure — Synonyms and related words: arm, armor, arrange, ascertain, assure, attest, back, be sponsor for, bless, bond, certify, champion, cinch, clear up, clinch, cloak, compass about, confirm, copyright, countersecure, cover, cushion, decide, defend,… …

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  • 29 ensure — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. secure, guarantee; protect. See security, safety, certainty. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. guarantee, secure, assure, warrant; see guarantee 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. assure, make sure,… …

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  • 30 ensure — see INSURE …

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  • 31 ensure — en·sure || ɪn ʃʊə v. make certain; guarantee; make secure …

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  • 32 ensure — v. a. Make secure, render certain, make sure …

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  • 33 ensure — v 1. secure, attain, win, confirm, lock in, nail down; bring surely, bring about, bring round, effect, set up; clinch, bag, net, Inf. cinch. 2. assure, make sure or certain, dismiss all doubt; warrant, guarantee, underwrite, certify …

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  • 34 ensure — en·sure …

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  • 35 ensure*/*/ — [ɪnˈʃɔː] verb [T] to make certain that something happens or is done Our new system ensures that everyone gets paid on time.[/ex] …

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  • 36 ensure — Same as insure …

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  • 37 ensure — see INSURE …

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  • 38 ensure — insure (?) …

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  • 39 ensure — v.tr. 1 (often foll. by that + clause) make certain. 2 (usu. foll. by to, for) secure (a thing for a person etc.). 3 (usu. foll. by against) make safe. Derivatives: ensurer n. Etymology: ME f. AF enseuumlrer f. OF aseuumlrer ASSURE …

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  • 40 ensure a result — index frame (prearrange), prearrange Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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