1. To assure somebody of the truth of something.
2. To state positively and with certainty and confidence; SYN. tell.
1. To administer confirmation to; a church rite.
2. To accept the appointment of a person to a position.
3. To make more firm.
4. To strengthen or make more firm as by corroboration; SYN. corroborate, sustain, substantiate, support, affirm.
5. To strengthen or make more firm; SYN. reassert.
1. To overcome by argument; to force to yield assent to truth; to satisfy by proof.
2. To overpower; to overcome; to subdue or master.
3. To confute; to prove the fallacy of.
To cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm
1. To assure payment of.
2. To relieve from exposure to danger; act to make safe against adverse contingencies
3. To put beyond hazard of losing or of not receiving; guarantee
4. To give pledge of payment to (a creditor) or of (an obligation)
5. To take (a person) into custody; hold fast; pinion; to make fast
6. To get secure usually lasting possession or control of; bring about, effect
To quiet; to tranquilize.
1. To make secure; to give assurance against harm; to guarantee safety to.
2. To give assurances or proof; to justify; to maintain; to sanction.
3. To give a guarantee or warranty to; to assure as if by giving a warrant to.
4. To secure to, as a grantee, an estate granted; to assure.