Ensure - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪnˈʃʊr|  American pronunciation of the word ensure
Brit.  |ɪnˈʃʊə|  British pronunciation of the word ensure

verb

- make certain of (syn: assure, guarantee, insure, secure)
This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us
- be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something (syn: ascertain, assure, check, control, insure, see)

Extra examples

They took steps to ensure the safety of the passengers.

...regulations that ensure the wholesomeness of our food...

We will ensure equal opportunities for all.

The book ensured his success.

Please ensure (that) all lights are switched off.

Ensure that a printer is installed.

The hospital tries to ensure that people are seen quickly.

Government made some move to ensure against Euro cheats.

This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us

We want to ensure equal treatment for everyone.

We are doing everything possible to ensure a smooth transfer to the new system.

Each experiment is performed twice to ensure accuracy.

Practice will ensure greater consistency of performance.

...the lucidity of the recipe should ensure a minimum of confusion...

Take care to ensure that the ladder is steady before you climb it.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: ensure
he/she/it: ensures
present participle: ensuring
past tense: ensured
past participle: ensured
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