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reassure (one) about (something)

To make one feel confident or assured about something; to remove one's doubt or misgivings about something. I tried to reassure Sarah about her relationship with Tom, but I could tell she wasn't convinced. You'll need to reassure them about the security of their investment after such a disappointing fiscal quarter.
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reassure (one) of (something)

To make one feel confident or assured about something; to make a promise or guarantee about something to one. They went to great lengths to reassure me of the security of my job after the completion of the merger. He reassured me of his devotion to our marriage.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

reassure someone about something

to give someone confidence about something. Nancy reassured Betty about her promotion. Betty was reassured about her promotion.
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reassure someone of something

to promise or guarantee someone something. Kelly reassured her friend of her support in the election. Please reassure Tom of our continued support.
See also: of, reassure
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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ReAssure is the UK closed-book life insurance consolidator arm of reinsurance giant Swiss Re AG.
He added: "We retain our objective to reduce Swiss Re's ownership in order to de-consolidate Reassure."
ReAssure is applying for admission of its ordinary shares on the premium listing segment of the stock exchange, with plans to trade on the main market.
ReAssure is applying for admission of its ordinary shares to the premium listing segment of the Official List and to trade on the stock exchange's main market for listed securities.
The company said Hodges "will steer the ReAssure business through the anticipated IPO in 2019 and will lead its next phase of expansion as an independent listed closed book consolidator."
We understand the views of the community around the levels of youth and other violence using knives on our streets and we want to reassure them that it is safe to come to carnival."
"We have arranged these visits to reassure tenants and answer any questions," he said.
The obtained Cronbach's alpha values for all three subscales namely, Inadequate Self, Reassure Self and Hated Self is .68, .70, .51 respectively (Table 3) demonstrating that the items are consistent with one another.
MUSLIM leaders have offered their condolences and moved to reassure the community in Newcastle following the suspected terror attack outside a London mosque.
POLITICIANS have moved to reassure people after the vote to leave the EU, saying there will be no immediate changes in free movement.
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West Midlands deputy police and crime commissioner Coun Yvonne Mosquito said more officers were on the beat to reassure communities in Erdington and Hockley.
For the 25 million Americans who experience incontinence, Reassure is offering a form of security for those social situations when comfortable, absorbent and above all, quiet, protection is essential.
"Tunisia needs more than ever to reassure and restore security and stability and end social tensions that shake the country," he indicated, adding: "we have the means to resolve all problems."