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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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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.
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However, at a meeting led by the leader of the council with all elected members across the city last week, the members were tasked with reassuring their own communities that everything was being done to support the police in their role of combating extremism.
Then Smith rallied the group, reassuring them, as she recalls, that "politics shouldn't be an obstacle to promoting culture.
Pombo several new developments in the energy sector with a view to further reassuring the congressman of Trinidad and Tobago's continued commitment to providing a sustainable supply of LNG to the U.
Which to any spam-addled PC user is not really very reassuring at all.
Health bosses have sent letters to parents reassuring them that other children are not at risk and that no further public health action is necessary.
The borough's four MPs have sent a joint letter to all residents reassuring them about the future with Wirral Partnership Homes.
Having discovered another member of this exotic family is very reassuring.
If these images aren't sufficiently reassuring, I can always go to the swell new Homeland Security Web site, which contains dozens of helpful hints, such as these if there is a nuclear blast:
The hospital became a wondrous great machine, reassuring in its efficiency; yet it could also be a labyrinth in which the patient felt lost, shuffled from department to department, level to level.
But more than just reassuring them that camp is a safe place, talk with people about making the fabric of your camp community strong and about cultivating peace and understanding.