- ▪ I. assured as‧sured 1 [əˈʆʊəd ǁ əˈʆʊrd] nounthe ( life) assured INSURANCE the person or organization that will receive the money from an assurance agreement, or the person whose life is covered by the agreement; = the insured AmE:
• A policy is of no effect until the certificate is delivered to the assured.[m0] ▪ II. assured assured 2 adjectivean assured income/supply/market etc COMMERCE ECONOMICS something that you can rely on to be available:
• Joe's assured income persuaded the bank to lend him the money.
• Plentiful raw materials and assured markets had improved living standards.
* * *Ⅰ.assured UK US /əˈʃʊəd/ adjective► certain to happen or be achieved: »
The agreement required South Korea to provide an assured market for American products.»
assured income/profit► INSURANCE that is referred to in an assurance agreement: »
The ""sum assured"" is normally the amount that will be paid out on a policy when the policy matures, or if you die before the term.»
This person will collect the benefit if the life assured (person named in the assurance policy) dies before the policy matures.● -assured — Cf. -assuredⅡ.assured UK US /əˈʃʊəd/ noun● the assured — Cf. the assured
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assured — as·sured n pl assured or assureds: insured Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. assured … Law dictionary
-assured — ► used in compound words to refer to products that meet certain quality standards: »farm assured meat »quality assured processes/standards Main Entry: ↑assured … Financial and business terms
assured of — certain to have or get (something) They are not assured of being paid. [=it is not certain that they will be paid] She is assured of (getting/having) a job when she gets out of college. • • • Main Entry: ↑assured … Useful english dictionary
assured — [adj1] absolutely certain beyond doubt, cinched, clear cut, clinched, confirmed, decided, definite, dependable, ensured, fixed, guaranteed, indubitable, insured, in the bag*, irrefutable, made certain, nailed down*, on ice*, pronounced, racked*,… … New thesaurus
assured — (adj.) of persons, confident, self assured, late 14c., pp. adjective from ASSURE (Cf. assure). Related: Assuredly; assuredness … Etymology dictionary
Assured — As*sured , a. Made sure; safe; insured; certain; indubitable; not doubting; bold to excess. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Assured — As*sured , n. One whose life or property is insured. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
assured — Confident, sanguine, sure, presumptuous Analogous words: fearless, unapprehensive, unafraid (see affirmative adjectives at FEARFUL): *cool, composed, unruffled, imperturbable, unflappable, collected Antonyms: abashed: timorous Contrasted words:… … New Dictionary of Synonyms
assured — ► ADJECTIVE 1) confident. 2) protected against change or ending. DERIVATIVES assuredly adverb … English terms dictionary
assured — [ə shoord′] adj. 1. made sure; certain 2. confident; sure of oneself 3. Chiefly Brit. insured n. 1. the person to whom an insurance policy is payable 2. Chiefly Brit. the person whose life or property is insured assuredly [ə shoor′id lē] adv … English World dictionary