1. freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities

- his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular

Similar word(s): authority, confidence, sureness

Definition categories: thought, certainty

2. a binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something

- an assurance of help when needed

Similar word(s): pledge

Definition categories: communication, commitment, dedication

3. a statement intended to inspire confidence

- the President's assurances were not respected

Definition categories: communication, statement

4. a British term for some kinds of insurance

Definition categories: possession, insurance