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assurancenoun adjuration, affirmation, assur edness, attestation, averment, avow, avowal, avowance, commitment, confidence, confidentness, confirmatio, covenant, declaration, ear nest declaration, engagement, fiducia, guaranty, oath, obligation, pact, paction, pledge, pr omise, r eassurance, security, solemn assertion, solemn pr omise, sur ety, voucher, vow, warranty
Associated concepts: assurance of title, covenant of future assurances
See also: acceptance, accommodation, affirmance, approval, avouchment, backing, bail, belief, binder, bond, certainty, certification, certitude, commitment, confidence, confirmation, consent, contract, conviction, corroboration, coverage, credence, declaration, expectation, faith, guaranty, insurance, license, mainstay, outlook, pact, persuasion, pledge, principle, profession, promise, proof, prospect, recognizance, recommendation, reference, reliance, responsibility, safeguard, safety, security, surety, trust, undertaking, vow, warrant, warranty
ASSURANCE, com. law. Insurance. (q.v.)
ASSURANCE, conveyancing. This is called a common assurance. But the term assurances includes, in an enlarged sense, all instruments which dispose of property, whether they be the grants of private persons, or not; such are fines and recoveries, and private acts of the legislature. Eunom. Dial. 2, s. 5.