ensurer

ensure

[en-shoor, -shur]
verb (used with object), ensured, ensuring.
1.
to secure or guarantee: This letter will ensure you a hearing.
2.
to make sure or certain: measures to ensure the success of an undertaking.
3.
to make secure or safe, as from harm.
4.
insure ( defs 1–3 ).

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English ensuren < Anglo-French enseurer. See en-1, sure

ensurer, noun
unensured, adjective


3. protect, guard, safeguard.
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ensure or insure (ɛnˈʃʊə, -ˈʃɔː)
 
vb
1.  (may take a clause as object) to make certain or sure; guarantee: this victory will ensure his happiness
2.  to make safe or secure; protect
 
insure or insure
 
vb
 
en'surer or insure
 
n

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ensure
late 14c., from Anglo-Fr. enseurer, from en- "make" + O.Fr. seur "sure," probably infl. by O.Fr. asseurer "assure." Related: Ensured; ensures; ensuring.
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