reassure (one) about (something)

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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 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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