Associations to the word «Sure»


SURE, adjective. Physically secure and certain, non-failing, reliable.
SURE, adjective. Certain in one's knowledge or belief.
SURE, adjective. Certain to act or be a specified way.
SURE, adjective. (obsolete) Free from danger; safe; secure.
SURE, adjective. (obsolete) Betrothed; engaged to marry.
SURE, adverb. () Without doubt.
SURE, interjection. Yes. (Expresses noncommittal agreement or consent.)
SURE, interjection. Yes; of course.
SURE AS EGGS, adverb. (idiomatic) (colloquial) surely; doubtlessly
SURE AS EGGS IS EGGS, adverb. (simile) (colloquial) Absolutely certain.
SURE ENOUGH, adverb. (idiomatic) (evaluative) Just as one would expect.
SURE OF ONESELF, adjective. (idiomatic) Self-confident.
SURE THING, interjection. (informal) A reply to thank you.
SURE THING, interjection. An affirmative reply; yes; certainly.
SURE THING, noun. (US) That which is certain.
SURE THINGS, noun. Plural of sure thing
SURE UP, verb. To make more sure; more secure; more safe.

Dictionary definition

SURE, adverb. Definitely or positively (`sure' is sometimes used informally for `surely'); "the results are surely encouraging"; "she certainly is a hard worker"; "it's going to be a good day for sure"; "they are coming, for certain"; "they thought he had been killed sure enough"; "he'll win sure as shooting"; "they sure smell good"; "sure he'll come".
SURE, adjective. Having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured; "felt certain of success"; "was sure (or certain) she had seen it"; "was very sure in his beliefs"; "sure of her friends".
SURE, adjective. Exercising or taking care great enough to bring assurance; "be certain to disconnect the iron when you are through"; "be sure to lock the doors".
SURE, adjective. Certain to occur; destined or inevitable; "he was certain to fail"; "his fate is certain"; "In this life nothing is certain but death and taxes"- Benjamin Franklin; "he faced certain death"; "sudden but sure regret"; "he is sure to win".
SURE, adjective. Physically secure or dependable; "a sure footing"; "was on sure ground".
SURE, adjective. Reliable in operation or effect; "a quick and certain remedy"; "a sure way to distinguish the two"; "wood dust is a sure sign of termites".
SURE, adjective. (of persons) worthy of trust or confidence; "a sure (or trusted) friend".
SURE, adjective. Infallible or unfailing; "a sure (or true) sign of one's commitment".
SURE, adjective. Certain not to fail; "a sure hand on the throttle".
SURE, adjective. Impossible to doubt or dispute; "indisputable (or sure) proof".

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