Assure vs. Guarantee

Assure vs. Guarantee — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Assure and Guarantee

Assureverb

To inform positively, as to remove doubt

assured us that the train would be on time.

Guaranteenoun

Something that assures a particular outcome or condition

Lack of interest is a guarantee of failure.

Assureverb

To cause to feel sure

a gesture that assured her of his devotion.

Guaranteenoun

A promise or assurance, especially one given in writing, that attests to the quality or durability of a product or service.

Assureverb

To give confidence to; reassure.

Guaranteenoun

A pledge that something will be performed in a specified manner.

Assureverb

To make certain; ensure

"Nothing in history assures the success of our civilization" (Herbert J. Muller).

Guaranteenoun

A guarantor.

Assureverb

To make safe or secure

"We would rather forgo certain benefits in order to be assured against certain evils" (Alfred E. Smith).

Guaranteenoun

A guaranty.

Assureverb

Chiefly British To insure, as against loss.

Guaranteeverb

To assume responsibility for the debt, default, or miscarriage of.

Assureverb

(transitive) To make sure and secure.

Guaranteeverb

To assume responsibility for the quality or performance of

guarantee a product.

Assureverb

To give (someone) confidence in the trustworthiness of (something).

I assure you that the program will work smoothly when we demonstrate it to the client.He assured of his commitment to her happiness.

Guaranteeverb

To undertake to do, accomplish, or ensure (something) for another

guaranteed to free the captives.guarantees freedom of speech.

Assureverb

(obsolete) To guarantee, promise (to do something).

Guaranteeverb

To make certain

The rain guarantees a good crop this year.

Assureverb

(transitive) To reassure.

Guaranteeverb

To guaranty.

Assureverb

make certain of;

This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for usPreparation will guarantee success!

Guaranteeverb

To furnish security for.

Assureverb

inform positively and with certainty and confidence;

I tell you that man is a crook!

Guaranteeverb

To express or declare with conviction

I guarantee that you'll like this book.

Assureverb

assure somebody of the truth of something with the intention of giving the listener confidence;

I assured him that traveling to Cambodia was safe

Guaranteenoun

Anything that assures a certain outcome.

Can you give me a guarantee that he will be fit for the match?

Assureverb

be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something;

He verified that the valves were closedSee that the curtains are closedcontrol the quality of the product

Guaranteenoun

A legal assurance of something, e.g. a security for the fulfillment of an obligation.

Assureverb

cause to feel sure; give reassurance to;

The airline tried to reassure the customers that the planes were safe

Guaranteenoun

More specifically, a written declaration that a certain product will be fit for a purpose and work correctly; a warranty

The cooker comes with a five-year guarantee.

Assureverb

make a promise or commitment

Guaranteenoun

The person to whom a guarantee is made.

Guaranteenoun

(colloquial) A person who gives such a guarantee; a guarantor.

Guaranteeverb

To give an assurance that something will be done right.

Guaranteeverb

To assume responsibility for a debt or other obligation.

Guaranteeverb

To make something certain.

The long sunny days guarantee a good crop.

Guaranteenoun

a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications

Guaranteenoun

a pledge that something will happen or that something is true;

there is no guarantee that they are not lying

Guaranteenoun

a collateral agreement to answer for the debt of another in case that person defaults

Guaranteeverb

give surety or assume responsibility;

I vouch for the quality of my products

Guaranteeverb

make certain of;

This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for usPreparation will guarantee success!

Guaranteeverb

promise to do or accomplish;

guarantee to free the prisoners

Guaranteeverb

stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of;

The dealer warrants all the cars he sellsI warrant this information