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Synonyms for (adjective) sure

Synonyms: certain, sure Definition: exercising or taking care great enough to bring assurance Usage: be certain to disconnect the iron when you are through; be sure to lock the doors

Similar words: careful Definition: exercising caution or showing care or attention Usage: they were careful when crossing the busy street; be careful to keep her shoes clean; did very careful research; careful art restorers; careful of the rights of others; careful about one's behavior

Synonyms: indisputable, sure Definition: impossible to doubt or dispute Usage: indisputable (or sure) proof

Similar words: certain Definition: established beyond doubt or question; definitely known Usage: what is certain is that every effect must have a cause; it is certain that they were on the bus; his fate is certain; the date for the invasion is certain

Synonyms: sure, certain Definition: having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured Usage: felt certain of success; was sure (or certain) she had seen it; was very sure in his beliefs; sure of her friends

Similar words: confident, convinced, positive Definition: persuaded of; very sure Usage: were convinced that it would be to their advantage to join; I am positive he is lying; was confident he would win

Synonyms: certain, sure Definition: certain to occur; destined or inevitable Usage: 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

Similar words: destined, bound Definition: (usually followed by `to') governed by fate Usage: bound to happen; an old house destined to be demolished; he is destined to be famous

Similar words: fated, doomed Definition: (usually followed by `to') determined by tragic fate Usage: doomed to unhappiness; fated to be the scene of Kennedy's assassination

Similar words: foreordained, predestinate, predestined Definition: established or prearranged unalterably Usage: his place in history was foreordained; a sense of predestinate inevitability about it; it seemed predestined since the beginning of the world

Similar words: in for Definition: certain to get or have Usage: he knew he was in for a licking

Synonyms: sure, certain Definition: reliable in operation or effect Usage: a quick and certain remedy; a sure way to distinguish the two; wood dust is a sure sign of termites

Similar words: reliable, dependable Definition: worthy of reliance or trust Usage: a reliable source of information; a dependable worker

Synonyms: sure Definition: physically secure or dependable Usage: a sure footing; was on sure ground

Similar words: secure Definition: free from danger or risk Usage: secure from harm; his fortune was secure; made a secure place for himself in his field

Synonyms: sure Definition: certain not to fail Usage: a sure hand on the throttle

Similar words: steady Definition: not subject to change or variation especially in behavior Usage: a steady beat; a steady job; a steady breeze; a steady increase; a good steady ballplayer

Synonyms: sure Definition: infallible or unfailing Usage: a sure (or true) sign of one's commitment

Similar words: true Definition: consistent with fact or reality; not false Usage: the story is true; it is undesirable to believe a proposition when there is no ground whatever for supposing it true- B. Russell; the true meaning of the statement

Synonyms: trusted, sure Definition: (of persons) worthy of trust or confidence Usage: a sure (or trusted) friend

Similar words: trustworthy, trusty Definition: worthy of trust or belief Usage: a trustworthy report; an experienced and trustworthy traveling companion