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Synonyms for sure
ʃʊər, ʃɜr

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Wiktionary

  1. sureadjective

    Yes, of course.

    Synonyms:
    yes, OK, of course, certainly

  2. sureadjective

    Certain in one's knowledge or belief.

    Synonyms:
    certain, wis, positive

  3. sureadjective

    Synonyms:
    reliable, certain, failsafe

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sure

    That is authentic which is true to the facts; that is genuine which is true to its own claims; as, authentic history; genuine money.

    A 'genuine' work is one written by the author whose name it bears; an 'authentic' work is one which relates truthfully the matters of which it treats. For example, the apocryphal Gospel of St. Thomas is neither 'genuine' nor 'authentic.' It is not 'genuine,' for St. Thomas did not write it; it is not 'authentic,' for its contents are mainly fables and lies.

    Trench On the Study of Words lect. vi, p. 189. [W. J. Widdleton]

    Authentic is, however, used by reputable writers as synonymous with genuine, tho usually where genuineness carries a certain authority. We speak of accepted conclusions, certain evidence, current money, genuine letters, a legitimate conclusion or legitimate authority, original manuscripts, real value, received interpretation, sure proof, a true statement, a trustworthy witness, a veritable discovery.

    Synonyms:
    accepted, accredited, authentic, authoritative, authorized, certain, current, genuine, legitimate, original, real, received, reliable, true, trustworthy, veritable

    Antonyms:
    apocryphal, baseless, counterfeit, disputed, exploded, fabulous, false, fictitious, spurious, unauthorized

Princeton's WordNet

  1. certain(p), sureadjective

    having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured

    "felt certain of success"; "was sure (or certain) she had seen it"; "was very sure in his beliefs"; "sure of her friends"

    Antonyms:
    uncertain, doubtful, dubious, unsafe, undependable, unreliable, groping, incertain, insecure, unsteady, false, unsure, ambivalent, untrusty, careless, untrustworthy

  2. certain, sureadjective

    exercising or taking care great enough to bring assurance

    "be certain to disconnect the iron when you are through"; "be sure to lock the doors"

    Synonyms:
    certain(p), sealed, certain(a), trusted, indisputable, certain

    Antonyms:
    ambivalent, undependable, incertain, careless, unsure, unreliable, untrusty, dubious, false, unsafe, groping, uncertain, untrustworthy, insecure, doubtful, unsteady

  3. certain, sureadjective

    certain to occur; destined or inevitable

    "he was certain to fail"; "his fate is certain"; "In this life nothing is certain but death and taxes"- Benjamin Franklin; "he faced certain death"; "sudden but sure regret"; "he is sure to win"

    Synonyms:
    certain(p), sealed, certain(a), trusted, indisputable, certain

    Antonyms:
    untrusty, unsafe, unsure, undependable, groping, untrustworthy, ambivalent, unreliable, uncertain, false, careless, dubious, unsteady, insecure, doubtful, incertain

  4. sureadjective

    physically secure or dependable

    "a sure footing"; "was on sure ground"

    Synonyms:
    certain(p), trusted, indisputable, certain

    Antonyms:
    undependable, unreliable, unsafe, insecure, untrustworthy, ambivalent, dubious, careless, uncertain, incertain, unsteady, unsure, groping, doubtful, untrusty, false

  5. certain, sureadjective

    reliable in operation or effect

    "a quick and certain remedy"; "a sure way to distinguish the two"; "wood dust is a sure sign of termites"

    Synonyms:
    certain(p), sealed, certain(a), trusted, indisputable, certain

    Antonyms:
    false, untrusty, unsteady, untrustworthy, undependable, insecure, uncertain, doubtful, ambivalent, unreliable, careless, unsafe, incertain, groping, unsure, dubious

  6. sure, trustedadjective

    (of persons) worthy of trust or confidence

    "a sure (or trusted) friend"

    Synonyms:
    certain(p), trusted, indisputable, certain

    Antonyms:
    careless, insecure, undependable, untrusty, false, dubious, unreliable, incertain, doubtful, ambivalent, uncertain, unsafe, unsteady, groping, unsure, untrustworthy

  7. sureadjective

    infallible or unfailing

    "a sure (or true) sign of one's commitment"

    Synonyms:
    certain(p), trusted, indisputable, certain

    Antonyms:
    careless, unsteady, unsure, ambivalent, unreliable, uncertain, groping, doubtful, dubious, insecure, unsafe, false, undependable, untrusty, incertain, untrustworthy

  8. sureadjective

    certain not to fail

    "a sure hand on the throttle"

    Synonyms:
    certain(p), trusted, indisputable, certain

    Antonyms:
    ambivalent, undependable, uncertain, untrusty, dubious, groping, untrustworthy, doubtful, unreliable, unsure, careless, false, unsteady, insecure, unsafe, incertain

  9. indisputable, sureadverb

    impossible to doubt or dispute

    "indisputable (or sure) proof"

    Synonyms:
    certain(p), incontestable, trusted, undisputable, certain, indisputable

    Antonyms:
    groping, undependable, dubious, unreliable, doubtful, unsure, careless, untrustworthy, unsteady, incertain, uncertain, unsafe, ambivalent, insecure, untrusty, false

  10. surely, certainly, sure, for sure, for certain, sure enough, sure as shootingadverb

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

    "the results are surely encouraging"; "she certainly is a hard worker"; "it's going to be a good day for sure"; "they are coming, for certain"; "they thought he had been killed sure enough"; "he'll win sure as shooting"; "they sure smell good"; "sure he'll come"

    Synonyms:
    certainly, surely, for sure, sure as shooting, for certain, sure enough

    Antonyms:
    careless, unreliable, groping, unsafe, doubtful, undependable, incertain, untrustworthy, unsteady, insecure, uncertain, unsure, dubious, ambivalent, untrusty, false

Editors Contribution

  1. certain

    he was certain that he had got the question correct.

    Submitted by anonymous on October 5, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sureadjective

    Synonyms:
    certain, confident, positive, assured, fully convinced

  2. sureadjective

    Synonyms:
    safe, secure, stable, firm, steady, trustworthy

  3. sureadjective

    Synonyms:
    infallible, unfailing, never-failing

  4. sureadjective

    Synonyms:
    certainly, SURELY

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sureadjective

    Synonyms:
    certain, inevitable, positive, confident, assured, sanguine, convinced, unfailing, infallible, unerring, inerrable, abiding, stable, trustworthy, reliable, dependable, secure, safe

    Antonyms:
    uncertain, doubtful, dubious

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How to use sure in a sentence?

  1. Chris Meagher:

    Given Trump's failed response to this pandemic, how he's tanked the economy, and how he's out of touch with reality, that's the only way they can win, but we will fight back against their un-democratic Senate GOP tactics, either through litigation or our on-the-ground voter protection infrastructure, to do every thing we can to make sure every single eligible voter can exercise their constitutional right to make their voice heard.

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    If one depends on dictation; sure, it theoretically demonstrates slavery; conversely, one who relies on its self-confidence; indeed, it shows theoretically and practically freedom.

  3. Vanessa Saliba:

    It's really important that we get this message out about what a difference the vaccine is making so that we maintain our high uptake rates going forward and make sure that all our girls are protected as early as possible.

  4. Bonnie Maldonado:

    Pertussis can affect anybody at any age, but the risk is highest for severe symptoms and complications for young babies because of their small airways, we need to make sure that infants at high risk are protected until their vaccinations are complete.

  5. Githu Muigai:

    #1. The man in front of you today is a mortician, The patient died on the operating table. If you think the patient should have lived, ask the surgeons. #2. I am here to jumpstart your mind from lethargy. #3. I believe you are familiar with carnal knowledge? The concept that is, not the practical part. Someone with experience? Legal experience you dirty minded fools! #4. The only difference between you and a cow is what I teach you. #5. Most women would prefer the sperm of a law professor to that of a law student. #6. We are not authorities in law. By ‘we’ I mean ‘you’. Some of you might be tempted to think that we are in the same category! #7. You call me Sir and I call you Sir. The only difference is that YOU will mean it while I don't! #8. Not even the devil knows what a man is thinking, leave alone a woman. #9. I agree with the Honourable Justice Kwach, that the legal profession is in danger of being infiltrated by peasants. #10. For the purposes of my lectures, all time will be in GMT and only my Swiss watch will apply. #11. If your female client is going to be convicted of murder, make sure she’s pregnant. Why are you laughing? Of course, I don’t mean that you should be the one making sure! #12. I radiate knowledge because I am in intellectual puberty and not intellectual menopause.

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