SURE

sure

1. [Adjective]: certain to occur; destined or inevitable; "he was certain to fail"; "his fate is certain"; "In this life nothing is certain but death and taxes"- Benjamin Franklin; "he faced certain death"; "sudden but sure regret"; "he is sure to win"

2. [Adjective]: having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured; "felt certain of success"; "was sure (or certain) she had seen it"; "was very sure in his beliefs"; "sure of her friends"

3. [Adverb]: definitely or positively (`sure'' is sometimes used informally for `surely''); "the results are surely encouraging"; "she certainly is a hard worker"; "it''s going to be a good day for sure"; "they are coming, for certain"; "they thought he had been kille

4. impossible to doubt or dispute; "indisputable (or sure) proof"

5. physically secure or dependable; "a sure footing"; "was on sure ground"

6. infallible or unfailing; "a sure (or true) sign of one''s commitment"

7. exercising or taking care great enough to bring assurance; "be certain to disconnect the iron when you are through"; "be sure to lock the doors"

8. capable of being depended on; "a quick and certain remedy"; "a sure way to distinguish the two"; "wood dust is a sure sign of termites"

9. certain not to fail; "a sure hand on the throttle"

10. (of persons) worthy of trust or confidence; "a sure (or trusted) friend"

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