a.1.Certainly knowing and believing; confident beyond doubt; implicity trusting; unquestioning; positive.
I'm sure care 's an enemy of life.
- Shak.
2.Certain to find or retain; as, to be sure of game; to be sure of success; to be sure of life or health.
3.Fit or worthy to be depended on; certain not to fail or disappoint expectation; unfailing; strong; permanent; enduring.
The testimony of the Lord is sure.
- Ps. xix. 7.
Which put in good sure leather sacks.
- Chapman.
4.Betrothed; engaged to marry.
5.Free from danger; safe; secure.
adv.1.In a sure manner; safely; certainly.
'T is pleasant, sure, to see one's name in print.
- Byron.
Adj.1.sure - 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"
Synonyms: certain
incertain, uncertain, unsure - lacking or indicating lack of confidence or assurance; "uncertain of his convictions"; "unsure of himself and his future"; "moving with uncertain (or unsure) steps"; "an uncertain smile"; "touched the ornaments with uncertain fingers"
2.sure - 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"
Synonyms: certain
3.sure - 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"
Synonyms: certain
4.sure - physically secure or dependable; "a sure footing"; "was on sure ground"
5.sure - 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"
Synonyms: certain
6.sure - (of persons) worthy of trust or confidence; "a sure (or trusted) friend"
Synonyms: trusted
7.sure - infallible or unfailing; "a sure (or true) sign of one's commitment"
8.sure - certain not to fail; "a sure hand on the throttle"
9.sure - impossible to doubt or dispute; "indisputable (or sure) proof"
Synonyms: indisputable
Adv.1.sure - 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 killed sure enough"; "he'll win sure as shooting"; "they sure smell good"; "sure he'll come"
Sure - ["Towards a Broader Basis for Logic Programming", Bharat Jayaraman, TR CS Dept, SUNY Buffalo, 1990].
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Translate Sure to Spanish, Translate Sure to German, Translate Sure to French
surcharged steam
-- Sure --
sure as shooting
sure enough
sure thing
surety bond
Surety of the peace
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