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
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- 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.
put/set someone's mind at rest, dispel someone's fears, restore/bolster someone's confidence, raise someone's spirits, put someone at ease, encourage, hearten, buoy up, cheer up;
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