[en-shoo r, -shur] /ɛnˈʃʊər, -ˈʃɜr/
verb (used with object), ensured, ensuring.
to secure or guarantee:
This letter will ensure you a hearing.
to make sure or certain:
measures to ensure the success of an undertaking.
to make secure or safe, as from harm.
(may take a clause as object) to make certain or sure; guarantee: this victory will ensure his happiness
to make safe or secure; protect
late 14c., from Anglo-French enseurer, from en- “make” (see en- (1)) + Old French seur “sure” (see sure); probably influenced by Old French asseurer “assure.” Related: Ensured; ensures; ensuring.
[en-swoth , -sweyth] /ɛnˈswɒð, -sweɪð/ verb (used with object), enswathed, enswathing. 1. to . /ɪnˈsweɪð/ verb 1. (transitive) to bind or wrap; swathe
1. Medicine/Medical. ear, nose, and throat. 1. a suffix, equivalent to -ant, appearing in nouns and adjectives of Latin origin: accident; different. abbreviation 1. ear, nose, and throat suffix, suffix 1. causing or performing an action or existing in a certain condition; the agent that performs an action: astringent, dependent word-forming element making adjectives from […]
[en-tab-luh-cher, -choo r] /ɛnˈtæb lə tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər/ noun, Architecture. 1. the entire construction of a classical temple or the like between the columns and the eaves, usually composed of an architrave, a frieze, and a cornice. /ɛnˈtæblətʃə/ noun (architect) 1. the part of a classical temple above the columns, having an architrave, a frieze, and […]
[en-tey-buh l-muh nt] /ɛnˈteɪ bəl mənt/ noun 1. the platform above the dado on a pedestal. /ɪnˈteɪbəlmənt/ noun 1. the platform of a pedestal, above the dado, that supports a statue