Definition of reassure in English:

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reassure

Pronunciation: /ˌrēəˈSHo͝or/

verb

[with object]
Say or do something to remove the doubts and fears of someone: he understood her feelings and tried to reassure her [with object and clause]: Joachim reassured him that he was needed (as adjective reassuring) Gina gave her a reassuring smile
More example sentences
  • He nods at me then I smile, as if reassuring him that I will never do that again.
  • Her smile reassures David the outfit he chose was a wise decision.
  • Alex reassured him with a smile, and then lifted the laughing child into his arms.
Synonyms
put/set someone's mind at rest, put someone at ease, encourage, inspirit, hearten, buoy up, cheer up;
comfort, soothe
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