Definitions of sure:
  • adjective:   physically secure or dependable
    Example: "A sure footing"
  • adjective:   certain not to fail
    Example: "A sure hand on the throttle"
  • adjective:   infallible or unfailing
    Example: "A sure (or true) sign of one's commitment"
  • adjective:   (of persons) worthy of trust or confidence
    Example: "A sure (or trusted) friend"
  • adjective:   exercising or taking care great enough to bring assurance
    Example: "Be sure to lock the doors"
  • adjective:   impossible to doubt or dispute
    Example: "Indisputable (or sure) proof"
  • adjective:   having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured
    Example: "Was sure (or certain) she had seen it"
  • adjective:   certain to occur; destined or inevitable
    Example: "Sudden but sure regret"
  • adjective:   capable of being depended on
    Example: "A sure way to distinguish the two"
  • adverb:   definitely or positively (`sure' is sometimes used informally for `surely')
    Example: "The results are surely encouraging"

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