DICTIONARY


Definition of SURE

Adjective : SURE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 3. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 4. (

    ) physically secure or dependable; "a sure footing"; "was on sure ground" ;

  • 5. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 6. (

    ) (of persons) worthy of trust or confidence; "a sure (or trusted) friend" ;

  • 7. (

    ) infallible or unfailing; "a sure (or true) sign of one's commitment" ;

  • 8. (

    ) certain not to fail; "a sure hand on the throttle" ;

Adverb : SURE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;


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