As·sur·ing a. That assures; tending to assure; giving confidence. -- As*sur*ing*ly, adv.
As·sure v. t. [imp. & p. p. Assured p. pr. & vb. n. Assuring.]
1. To make sure or certain; to render confident by a promise, declaration, or other evidence.
His promise that thy seed shall bruise our foe . . .
Assures me that the bitterness of death
Is past, and we shall live. --Milton.
2. To declare to, solemnly; to assert to (any one) with the design of inspiring belief or confidence.
I dare assure thee that no enemy
Shall ever take alive the noble Brutus. --Shak.
3. To confirm; to make certain or secure.
And it shall be assured to him. --Lev. xxvii. 19.
And hereby we know that we are of the truth, and shall assure our hearts before him. --1 John iii. 19.
4. To affiance; to betroth. [Obs.]
5. Law To insure; to covenant to indemnify for loss, or to pay a specified sum at death. See Insure.
Syn: -- To declare; aver; avouch; vouch; assert; asseverate; protest; persuade; convince.
adj : giving confidence