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English verb: ensure

1. ensure (communication) make certain of

SamplesThis nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us.
Preparation will guarantee success!.

Synonymsassure, guarantee, insure, secure

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Narrower (hyponym)doom, make

Verb groupguarantee, vouch

2. ensure (cognition) be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something

SamplesHe verified that the valves were closed.
See that the curtains are closed.
Control the quality of the product.

Synonymsascertain, assure, check, control, insure, see, see to it

Pattern of useSomebody ----s that CLAUSE

Broader (hypernym)verify

Narrower (hyponym)card, cinch, control, cover, cross-check, double-check, proof, proofread, spot-check

Verb groupascertain, check, check, check, check off, control, determine, find out, learn, mark, mark off, see, tick, tick off, verify, watch

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