assured: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (u-shoord', u-shûrd'), [key]
— adj.
  1. guaranteed; sure; certain; secure: an assured income.
  2. bold; confident; authoritative: His art was both assured and facile.
  3. boldly presumptuous.
  4. insured, as against loss.
    1. the beneficiary under a policy.
    2. the person whose life or property is covered by a policy.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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