verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1 1.1 (afirmar, prometer) to assure le aseguro que no habrá ningún problema I assure you that there will be no problem me aseguró que vendría she assured me that she would come vale la pena, te lo aseguro it's worth it, I assure you o/or I promise you asegura no haber visto nada she maintains o/or says that she did not see anything 1.2 (garantizar) [funcionamiento/servicio] to guarantee el gol que les aseguró el partido the goal that guaranteed them victory, the goal that sewed the game up o/or that ensured victory la herencia le aseguró una vida desahogada the inheritance guaranteed him a comfortable life al menos tendremos buen tiempo asegurado at least we'll be assured of o/or guaranteed good weather
- 2 [Comercio/Business] [Finanzas] [persona/casa] to insure aseguró el coche a or contra todo riesgo she took out fully comprehensive insurance for o/or on the car
- 3 3.1 (sujetar, fijar) [puerta/estante] to secure lo aseguraron con una cuerda they secured it o/or made it fast with a rope aseguró bien el pie en la roca she got a firm foothold in the rock aseguró el poste colocando piedras alrededor de su base he fixed the post in position by putting stones around the base lo aseguraron con tornillos they held it in place o fixed it o secured it with screws 3.2 [edificio/entrada] to secure, make … secure
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (asegurarse)
- 1 1.1 (cerciorarse) to make sure asegúrate de que no falta nada make sure there's nothing missing 1.2 (garantizarse, procurarse) con esas medidas se aseguraron el triunfo with those measures they guaranteed themselves victory o/or they made sure of victory, those measures assured them of o/or guaranteed them victory
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