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See definition of sure on Dictionary.com
  • adj.certain, definite
  • adj.physically stable
  • adj.inevitable
  • adj.self-confident

synonyms for sure

  • assured
  • clear
  • confident
  • convinced
  • positive
  • abiding
  • changeless
  • constant
  • convincing
  • decided
  • doubtless
  • enduring
  • firm
  • fixed
  • for a fact
  • free from doubt
  • genuine
  • incontestable
  • incontrovertible
  • indisputable
  • indubitable
  • never-failing
  • persuaded
  • real
  • satisfied
  • set
  • steadfast
  • steady
  • telling
  • unchangeable
  • unchanging
  • uncompromising
  • undeniable
  • unequivocal
  • unfailing
  • unfaltering
  • unqualified
  • unquestionable
  • unquestioning
  • unshakable
  • unshaken
  • unvarying
  • unwavering
  • valid
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antonyms for sure

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  • doubtful
  • uncertain
  • unsure
  • doubted
  • dubious
  • humbled
  • indefinite
  • unconfident
  • unsteady
  • variable
  • wavering
  • wobbly
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Sure, the simplest and most general of a group of adjectives indicating full belief and trust that something is true, expresses the mere absence of doubt. Certain suggests that there are definite reasons that have freed one from doubt. Confident emphasizes the strength of the belief or the certainty of expectation felt. Positive implies emphatic certainty, which may even become overconfidence or dogmatism. 

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How to use sure in a sentence

I’m 98 percent sure I saw him at my local Seattle post office over the holidays.
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It’s his life and his job on the line, and I want to make sure that I’m protecting his values and everything that he’s doing.
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Also be sure to let friends who haunt garage and estate sales know that you’re on the lookout.
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If you enjoy hiking, I’m sure there’s someone else on this list for you.
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When she made a half-joking comment about how she was starting to talk to herself, Willie made sure to check up on her more often and visit when she was getting lonely.
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My husband says he hasn't changed his mind, but I'm not sure whether he's really given the idea a chance to percolate in his mind.
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Without fit-testing, there’s no way to know for sure that you’re getting anywhere near the advertised protection level.
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We left the cabin clean and I know that my boyfriend’s friend didn’t break anything, and that telling her he was there would make the situation worse, but I’m not sure what to do.
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He has a whole product team to make sure the data flows, whether it’s reporting or insights or even platform buying and planning.
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WORDS RELATED TO SURE

  • actual
  • categorical
  • conclusive
  • consummate
  • decided
  • decisive
  • definite
  • exact
  • factual
  • fixed
  • genuine
  • infallible
  • positive
  • precise
  • sure
  • unambiguous
  • undeniable
  • unequivocal
  • unmitigated
  • unquestionable
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