Translation of asegurar in English:

asegurar

to assure, v.

transitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(afirmar, prometer)

      to assure
      le aseguro que no habrá ningún problema I assure you that there will be no problem
      • me aseguró que vendría she assured me that she would come
      • vale la pena, te lo aseguro it's worth it, I assure you / I promise you
      • asegura no haber visto nada she maintains / says that she did not see anything

    • 1.2(garantizar)

      (funcionamiento/servicio) to guarantee
      el gol que les aseguró el partido the goal that guaranteed them victory
      • la herencia le aseguró una vida desahogada the inheritance guaranteed him a comfortable life
      • al menos tendremos buen tiempo asegurado at least we'll be assured of / guaranteed good weather

  • 2

    Business Finance
    (persona/casa) to insure
    aseguró el coche a / contra todo riesgo she took out fully comprehensive insurance for / on the car
  • 3

    • 3.1(sujetar, fijar)

      (puerta/estante) to secure
      lo aseguraron con una cuerda they secured it / made it fast with a rope
      • aseguró bien el pie en la roca she got a firm foothold in the rock
      • aseguró el poste colocando piedras alrededor de su base he fixed the post in position by putting stones around the base
      • lo aseguraron con tornillos they held it in place / fixed it / secured it with screws

    • 3.2

      (edificio/entrada) to secure
      (edificio/entrada) to make … secure

  • 4Mexico

    • 4.1(decomisar)

      to seize

    • 4.2(capturar)

      (delincuente/asaltante) to capture

pronominal verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(cerciorarse)

      to make sure
      asegúrate de que no falta nada make sure there's nothing missing

    • 1.2(garantizarse, procurarse)

      con esas medidas se aseguraron el triunfo with those measures they guaranteed themselves victory / they made sure of victory

  • 2

    Business Finance
    to insure oneself