Reassure - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌriːəˈʃʊr|  American pronunciation of the word reassure
Brit.  |riːəˈʃɔː|  British pronunciation of the word reassure

verb

- cause to feel sure; give reassurance to(syn: assure)

The airline tried to reassure the customers that the planes were safe

- give or restore confidence in; cause to feel sure or certain

I reassured him that we were safe

Examples

Experts reassured the public that the accident wouldn't happen again.

I tried to reassure myself that the children were safe.

The news didn't reassure him.

They reassured us of their support.

We reassured them that we would not be late.

Teachers reassured anxious parents.

He tried to reassure me that my mother would be okay.

The airline tried to reassure the customers that the planes were safe

I reassured him that we were safe

I tried to reassure them, but they remained doubtful.

He tried to reassure her, but Carrie's mind was racing.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: reassure
he/she/it: reassures
present participle: reassuring
past tense: reassured
past participle: reassured
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