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Synonyms of sure in English:

adjective

  • 1 I am sure that they didn't know
    certain, positive, convinced, confident, definite, assured, satisfied, persuaded;
    unhesitating, unwavering, unshakable
    [Antonyms] uncertain, doubtful
  • 2 someone was sure to be blamed
    bound, likely, destined, fated
    [Antonyms] unlikely
  • 3 a sure winner with the children
    guaranteed, unfailing, infallible, unerring, assured, certain, inevitable
    informal sure-fire
    [Antonyms] uncertain, unlikely
  • 4 he entered in the sure knowledge that he would win
  • 5 a sure sign that he's worried
    reliable, dependable, trustworthy, unfailing, infallible, certain, unambiguous, true, foolproof, established, effective
    informal sure-fire
    formal efficacious
  • 6 the sure hand of the soloist
    firm, steady, stable, secure, confident, steadfast, unfaltering, unwavering
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  • 1 “Can I come too?” “Sure.”
    yes, all right, of course, indeed, certainly, absolutely, agreed
    informal OK, yeah, yep, uh-huh, you bet, I'll say, sure thing
  • Phrases

    be sure to
    1
    be sure to feed the cat
    remember to, don't forget to, see that you, mind that you, take care to, be certain to
    for sure
    2
    informal I'll be there for sure
    make sure
    3
    make sure that all the doors are locked
    check, confirm, make certain, ensure, assure;
    verify, corroborate, substantiate
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