Adjective(1) having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured, or certain(2) exercising or taking care great enough to bring assurance(3) certain to occur; destined or inevitable(4) physically secure or dependable(5) reliable in operation or effect(6) (of persons, or trusted(7) infallible or unfailing, or true(8) certain not to fail(9) impossible to doubt or dispute, or sure
Adverb(1) definitely or positively (`sure' is sometimes used informally for `surely'
(1) For two decades, though, his constituents have sure voted as if they wanted lower taxes.(2) sure, it's illegal but who cares?(3) I'm not too sure what it is(4) Besides those two, the club does have a few sure bets for success.(5) He was sure of that, as sure as one is of being alive or of eating a piece of bread.(6) he's sure to want a drink(7) I'm absolutely sure it's mine(8) are you sure?(9) I'm not sure of his objections but I'm sure , if we try, we can reach agreement to our mutual satisfaction.(10) something is sure to happen soon(11) Cameras are expensive, but ask the avid photographer and you are sure to receive a nonchalant shrug.(12) I know it's a sure sign of getting older, but I just do not get Yu-Gi-Oh!(13) Actium's impressive gardens are a defining feature and are sure to prove a strong selling point.(14) The spoiler has morphed with lightning speed, a sure sign of this publishing event's place in the culture.(15) he's not sure whether he'll play or not(16) Knowing this as a sure sign of water below, the youth and his brothers returned to the same place and dug the layers of time away.
(1) make sure :: maak seker
(2) for sure :: vir seker
(3) not sure :: nie seker nie
(4) be sure :: Wees seker
(5) sure thing :: sekerlik
(6) to make sure :: om seker te maak
1. certain ::
2. bound ::
3. guaranteed ::
4. unquestionable ::
5. reliable ::
6. firm ::
8. indisputable ::
9. surely ::
10. yes ::
1. doubtful ::
2. dubious ::
3. uncertain ::
4. unsure ::
Word Example from TV Shows
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Sure. Now let me ask
you a question.
The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 9
- You SURE about that?
- Quite SURE.
The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 21
I SURE as hell
wouldn't be out of my saddle
Westworld Season 2, Episode 6
Or I can make SURE you die
in the most hideous way imaginable.
Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 8
The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 10
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