Definition of Sure


  • impossible to doubt or dispute
    "indisputable (or sure) proof"
  • certain not to fail
    "a sure hand on the throttle"
  • infallible or unfailing
    "a sure (or true) sign of one's commitment"
  • (of persons) worthy of trust or confidence
    "a sure (or trusted) friend"
  • 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"
  • physically secure or dependable
    "a sure footing"
    "was on sure ground"
  • 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"
  • 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"
  • 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"


  • 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"
    - for sure - for certain - sure enough - sure as shooting
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble sure

20 unscramble word found using the letters sure.

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