- 1certain without doubt
- 2confident in one's abilities or character
- 3used to express agreement or acceptance
Using sure: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "sure" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
I'm sure I left my keys on the table.
She is sure of her decision.
Sure, I'll help you with that.
Are you sure you want to do this?
sure Synonyms and Antonyms
Idioms Using sure
I'm sure as shooting that he will be there on time.
The concert is a sure thing to sell out.
I need to make sure of the time before I leave.
Phrases with sure
He is sure of himself and his skills.
Make sure you lock the door before you leave.
I thought I lost my phone, and sure enough, it was in my bag.
Origins of sure
from Old French 'seur', meaning 'safe'
Summary: sure in Brief
The term 'sure' [ʃʊr] means being certain without doubt, confident in one's abilities or character, or expressing agreement or acceptance. It can be used in phrases like 'be sure of oneself' and idioms like 'sure thing,' which means something that is certain to happen or be successful. 'Sure' has antonyms like 'doubtful' and 'uncertain.'