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reassured, past participle; reassures, 3rd person singular present; reassuring, present participle; reassured, past tense;
  1. Say or do something to remove the doubts and fears of someone
    • - he understood her feelings and tried to reassure her
    • - Joachim reassured him that he was needed
    • - Gina gave her a reassuring smile

  1. restoring confidence and relieving anxiety; "a very reassuring remark"
  2. (reassuringly) in a reassuring manner; "the prime minister pointed reassuringly to the silence of the British press"
  3. (reassure) cause to feel sure; give reassurance to; "The airline tried to reassure the customers that the planes were safe"
  4. (reassured) having confidence restored; freed from anxiety; "reassured by her praise he pressed on"
  5. That reassures; causing comfort or confidence
  6. (reassure) To assure anew; to restore confidence to; to free from fear or terror; To reinsure
  7. (REASSURANCE) to restore to confidence; to encourage or hearten, to comfort or inspirit; being an activity that's proverbially situated between 'real' and 'stupid' in every military dictionary! ...
  8. (REASSURANCE) When a parrot becomes traumatized, often the best way to reassure them is to slow down your energy and use a pre-taught self-soothing expression. Often trying to physically reassure a parrot may make them feel even more threatened. ...
  9. (Reassurance) Encouragement often provided to a person as a means to relieve fear, anxiety, tension, and confusion that can result from deteriorating cognitive abilities.