Synonyms of ensure in English:



  • 1 ensure that the surface to be painted is completely clean we will ensure equal opportunities for all
    make sure, make certain, see to it; secure, guarantee, warrant, certify, set the seal on, clinch; confirm, check, verify, corroborate, establish
    informal sew up
  • 2 the project has been set up to ensure the future of small woodlands
    safeguard, protect, guard, shield, shelter, fortify, make invulnerable; assure, secure, make safe, watch over, look after, take care of
  • ensure or insure?In both British and American English the primary meaning of insure is the commercial one of providing financial compensation for loss or damage. Ensure is not used at all in this sense; it means ‘take care, and take action if necessary, to make certain that something is the case’ ( the client must ensure that accurate records are kept).

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