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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENSURING

It seems to me that there is only one effective method of ensuring world-peace.

He spared himself no trouble in ensuring the accuracy of all that he wrote.

In refusing to trust the people they are ensuring their own doom.

As the rights are equal, the power of ensuring them must be equal.

It was imperative to find some way of ensuring a tolerable existence for my family.

People will resort to all sorts of devices with the idea of ensuring MSS.

The method of ascertaining and ensuring such votes might be this.

To be merely an opportunist, though, is not enough for ensuring success.

A refusal was expected; but his master believed it more dignified to take all reasonable means of ensuring peace.

The grandeur of Pitt's efforts for ensuring the independence of Europe has somewhat obscured his services as Empire builder.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Anglo-French enseurer, from en- "make" (see en- (1)) + Old French seur "sure" (see sure); probably influenced by Old French asseurer "assure." Related: Ensured; ensures; ensuring.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.