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English verb: reassure

1. reassure (emotion) cause to feel sure; give reassurance to


SamplesThe airline tried to reassure the customers that the planes were safe.


ExamplesThe good news will reassure her, The performance is likely to reassure Sue


Synonymsassure


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)calm, calm down, lull, quiet, quieten, still, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize


Antonymsvex, worry

2. reassure (communication) give or restore confidence in; cause to feel sure or certain


SamplesI reassured him that we were safe.


ExamplesSam cannot reassure Sue


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody of something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)assure









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