Synonyms of sure in English:

sure


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adjective

1‘I am sure that they did not have an affair’

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certain, positive, convinced, definite, confident, decided, assured, secure, satisfied, persuaded, easy in one's mind, free from doubt
unhesitating, unwavering, unfaltering, unvacillating, unshakeable, unshaken
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unsure, uncertain, doubtful

2‘he was sure of finding a way around the difficulties’

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confident, certain, assured
with no doubts about

3‘someone was sure to cop it before the day was out’

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bound, destined, fated, predestined, very likely
British informal nailed on
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unlikely

4‘this is a very attractive way of presenting fruit and is a sure winner with the children’

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guaranteed, unfailing, infallible, unerring, assured, certain, inevitable, incontestable, irrevocable
informal sure-fire, in the bag, as sure as eggs is eggs

5‘he could have thrown his servant into the street in the sure knowledge that it would be put down to robust good humour’

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unquestionable, indisputable, incontestable, irrefutable, incontrovertible, undeniable, indubitable, beyond question, beyond doubt
undoubted, absolute, categorical, true, certain, well grounded, well founded, proven, settled, decided
obvious, evident, plain, clear, conclusive, final, definite, unmistakable, manifest, patent

6‘he chewed his beard restlessly, a sure sign that he's worried’

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reliable, dependable, trustworthy, unfailing, infallible, never-failing, certain, unambiguous, tested, tried and true, true, foolproof, established, effective, efficacious
informal sure-fire

7‘the sure hand of the soloist provides an atmospheric foil for the orchestra’

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firm, steady, stable, secure, confident, solid, steadfast, unhesitating, unfaltering, unwavering, unswerving

exclamation

1‘‘Can I ask you something?’ ‘Sure.’’

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yes, all right, of course, indeed, certainly, absolutely, agreed
Indian achcha
informal OK, yeah, yep, uh-huh, you bet, I'll say, sure thing

Phrases

    be sure to

    ‘be sure to send your press releases to the news desk’


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    neglect to, forget to

    for sure

    ‘she's guilty for sure’


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    make sure

    ‘make sure that the pushchair you choose is covered in easy-clean fabrics’


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