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Synonyms for sure

Synonyms for sure

having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty

exercising or taking care great enough to bring assurance

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certain to occur

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physically secure or dependable

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reliable in operation or effect

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(of persons) worthy of trust or confidence

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infallible or unfailing

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certain not to fail

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impossible to doubt or dispute

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definitely or positively ('sure' is sometimes used informally for 'surely')

References in classic literature ?
By this time the 'eerie' feeling had come back again, and I suddenly observed that no crickets were chirping; so I felt quite sure that "Bruno was somewhere very near.
Wid that I giv'd her a big wink jist to say, "lit Sir Pathrick alone for the likes o' them thricks," and thin I wint aisy to work, and you'd have died wid the divarsion to behould how cliverly I slipped my right arm betwane the back o' the sofy, and the back of her leddyship, and there, sure enough, I found a swate little flipper all a waiting to say, "the tip o' the mornin' to ye, Sir Pathrick O'Grandison, Barronitt.
Remember you are turned twenty-two now, and you will have no fortune: your father, I am sure, will not be able to spare you anything.
They seemed now to convey an innuendo which confirmed the impression that he had been making a fool of himself and behaving so as to be misunderstood: not, he believed, by Rosamond herself; she, he felt sure, took everything as lightly as he intended it.
Each of their arms is a wooden club," answered the little man, "and I'm sure the creatures mean mischief, by the looks of their eyes.
That cannot make them look any uglier, I'm sure, and it is my opinion they will soon renew the attack.
For, sure enough, when she looked at the dishes they had a moment before left upon the table, she found them all washed and dried and piled up into neat stacks.
Gol dast it, you-all can sure deal 'em 'round when you get a chance.
Them's my four aces, and they sure copper your bets.
If Matthew knew there was such a thing as fashion in dress it was as much as he did; but he was quite sure that Anne's sleeves did not look at all like the sleeves the other girls wore.
He could contrive to deal with them when he knew exactly what he wanted and could point it out; but in such a matter as this, requiring explanation and consultation, Matthew felt that he must be sure of a man behind the counter.
And now, if it ain't botherin' you too much, I'd sure be obliged if you'd show me the way out.
I don't mean to say she does not love you - she does, I know, a great deal better than you deserve; but I am quite sure, that if you behave better, she will love you more, and if you behave worse, she will love you less and less, till all is lost in fear, aversion, and bitterness of soul, if not in secret hatred and contempt.
I am sure that years ago I should have laughed at any one who had told me that I, Georgina Croxton, should ever belong to such a thing as a secret society, even though it had some connection with so harmless and excellent an organisation as the Primrose League.
Wherefore, he begins by requesting the officer to be quite sure that this witness kisses the book, then goes to work at him, tooth and nail.