Definitions of sure

  1.   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
  2.   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
  3.   capable of being depended on a quick and certain remedy a sure way to distinguish the two wood dust is a sure sign of termites
  4.   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
  5.   definitely or positively 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 sure' is used informally for surely' as in they sure smell good sure he'll come
  6.   impossible to doubt or dispute indisputable or sure proof
  7.   of persons worthy of trust or confidence a sure or trusted friend
  8.   physically secure or dependable a sure footing was on sure ground
  9.   certain not to fail a sure hand on the throttle
  10.   infallible or unfailing a sure or true sign of one's commitment
  11.   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
  12.   Certainly knowing and believing confident beyond doubt implicity trusting unquestioning positive
  13.   Certain to find or retain as to be sure of game to be sure of success to be sure of life or health
  14.   Fit or worthy to be depended on certain not to fail or disappoint expectation unfailing strong permanent enduring
  15.   Betrothed engaged to marry
  16.   Free from danger safe secure
  17.   In a sure manner safely certainly
  18.   Confident beyond doubt as I am sure it is true certain as he is sure to succeed reliable as this is a sure investment firmly fixed not likely to change or fail
  19.   Secure fit to be depended on certain strong confident beyond doubt
  21.   Certain absolutely confident secure unfailing
  22.   Sureness
  23.   Not liable to change or failure
  24.   Reliable trust worthy
  25.   Cartain positive
  26.   Certainly knowing perfectly confident certain secure firm not liable to fail certain of obtaining
  27.   Certainly To make sure to make certain
  28.   Certain not liable to failure loss or change firm stable free from doubt or danger
  29.   Certainly without doubt

Antonyms for sure

hesitant, uncertain, untried, obscure, imaginative, unintended, dodgy, groping, wavering, flickery, disputable, debatable, unbelieving, hazardous, undetermined, Controvertible, indecisive, unwarranted, Doubtable, unwitting, loose, occult, skittish, negativistic, fluid, dubitable, inconsequent, reputed, undependable, Trustless, unthinkable, elliptical, Contradictable, putative, unbelievable, hysterical, unclear, double-edged, chance, chancy, fearful, ostensive, open, unresolved, moot, inconsistent, disputed, unlikely, fortuitous, unsupported, inaccurate, spurious, terrified, shocked, fuzzy, ambiguous, ostensible, lying, gauzy, unintentional, questionable, irrational, preventable, perturbed, Unconceivable, counterfeit, presumed, changeful, bleary, insecure, Conflicted, anxious, jumpy, uncompelling, disbelieving, faint, illegitimate, fictitious, seeming, questioning, untrusty, refutable, variable, indistinct, Debated, suspect, hypothetical, approximative, unreasoning, shady, mistrustful, squishy, queasy, horror-struck, nervous, unstable, weak, temperamental, pale, hung up, pending, cagey, inconceivable, SHOW-ME, Issuable, inexact, Affrighted, fallacious, groundless, disloyal, unsubstantiated, arcane, troubled, mutable, nebulous, scared, dithery, inscrutable, mysterious, supposed, horrified, dim, unreasonable, unsound, avoidable, scary, unsteady, ambivalent, grotesque, apocryphal, afraid, accidental, fickle, skeptical, unfounded, cryptic, evident, improbable, perfidious, exploded, speculative, distrustful, contingent, imprecise, arguable, Foundationless, assumed, negotiable, unfaithful, fluky, dishonest, capricious, disinclined, careless, diffident, incredible, unconvinced, incidental, inadvertent, doubting, untruthful, casual, jittery, murky, nonrational, ballpark, inconsequential, unsettled, goosey, uneasy, flukey, perilous, terrorized, unplanned, equivocal, problematic, fluctuating, unpremeditated, treacherous, precarious, unauthorized, mendacious, nervy, Fuliginous, indefinite, shadowy, delphic, mystic, recreant, theoretical, unsure, Suspecting, enigmatic, faithless, incertain, undefined, unsafe, unconvincing, unassured, reluctant, atwitter, unimaginable, dark, baseless, vacillating, blurry, unquiet, approximate, changeable, spooked, traitorous, incredulous, unpredictable, aflutter, opaque, answerable, evadable, controversial, frightened, deceitful, edgy, apparent, volatile, untrustworthy, unconfirmed, antsy, inconstant, implausible, untrue, visionary, doubtful, up in the air, unreliable, deep, fallible, fabulous, mercurial, academic, iffy, shaky, dubious, fishy, fanciful, misty, fantastic, indistinguishable, alarmed, prima facie, tense, worried, vague, blear, aghast, undecided, false, unassuming, hazy, risky, illogical, loath, foggy, indisposed, nonvalid, reticent, ill at ease, inconclusive, suspicious.

Quotes of sure

  1. I had my moments for sure but I wasn't confrontational And sometimes you get on the court and you'd find yourself very confrontational It was all a discovery – Andre Agassi
  2. I was quite excited but I was sure I wouldn't win the race I am a realist – Jean Alesi
  3. One sure way to lose another woman's friendship is to try to improve her flower arrangements – Marcelene Cox
  4. You may be sure that the Americans will commit all the stupidities they can think of plus some that are beyond imagination – Charles de Gaulle
  5. This taught me a lesson but I'm not quite sure what it is – John McEnroe
  6. Yes risk taking is inherently failure -prone Otherwise it would be called sure -thing -taking – Jim McMahon
  7. My first job in all honesty is going to continue to be mom -in -chief Making sure that in this transition which will be even more of a transition for the girls that they are settled and that they know they will continue to be the center of our universe – Michelle Obama
  8. My personal philosophy is you can be sure of nothing – Robert M. Parker, Jr.
  9. The two things that could have been better is number one to get major military force into the community almost immediately to make sure that there was law and order Number two we had enough helicopters to airlift food into the centers of population and those places – Warren Rudman
  10. For sure the American people have access to more information now than any other people who have ever lived on earth And I think we do a pretty good job of sorting out what's important – Bob Schieffer
  11. I think these days an SF connection would be a boost to other books I'm sure more people have read my two little detective puzzles because of the SF connection – John Sladek
  12. I'm sure if we had made an album that was more traditional would have been released immediately When we actually play this music on stage and people become familiar with it it will become more popular – Mick Taylor
  13. There are always some doubts when you do a new album though You wonder whether you succeeded or not especially when you waited as long as I did for this one seven years You're never really sure if it will be a nice record or not – Eberhard Weber
  14. I always like to win But I'm the big sister I want to make sure she has everything even if I don't have anything It's hard I love her too much That's what counts – Venus Williams
  15. It's taken folk a while to come around hasn't it Even the boys in the band weren't too sure about the whole art thing They just wanted me to concentrate on the music But they respect it now – Ron Wood

Usage examples for sure

  1. Sure of all this – A Man to His Mate by J. Allan Dunn
  2. Are you sure now – Man Overboard! by F(rancis) Marion Crawford
  3. “ I suppose you are sure of what you say – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
  4. “ I am so sure about it that I told them to come over – John Marsh's Millions by Charles Klein Arthur Hornblow
  5. “ I am sure I should if I were a man – Sweethearts at Home by S. R. Crockett
  6. Oh I was sure it would – Ghosts by Henrik Ibsen
  7. Oh I am sure of it I said – Red Hair by Elinor Glyn
  8. “ I ain't so sure about that – Brand Blotters by William MacLeod Raine
  9. “ I am sure I can – Fighting for the Right by Oliver Optic
  10. I'm sure I don't know replied Hope – Trumps by George William Curtis
  11. My lord I am sure it is his father – McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader by William Holmes McGuffey
  12. Yes but are you so sure of that – Rosmerholm by Henrik Ibsen
  13. Oh I am sure of it – The Red Lily, v2 by Anatole France
  14. But I too am come for I feel sure that no way is right but this – The Pilgrim's Progress in Words of One Syllable by Mary Godolphin
  15. I'm quite sure it is said Mr Rubb ” – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
  16. But I was not so sure – The Window-Gazer by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  17. “ To be sure thank you – The Orange-Yellow Diamond by J. S. Fletcher
  18. Are you sure you had it with you – The Cardinal's Snuff-Box by Henry Harland
  19. I'm sure she didn't mean to he protested – The Venus Trap by Evelyn E. Smith
  20. Are you sure that is Lady Markland's wish – A Country Gentleman and his Family by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant

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