adjuration, affirmation, assuredness, attestation, averment, avow, avowal, avowance, commitment, confidence, confidentness, confirmatio, covenant, declaration, earnest declaration, engagement, fiducia, guaranty, oath, obligation, pact, paction, pledge, promise, reassurance, security, solemn assertion, solemn promise, surety, voucher, vow, warranty
associated concepts: assurance of title, covenant of future assurances
acceptance, accommodation (backing), affirmance (authentication), approval, avouchment, bail, belief (state of mind), binder, bond, certainty, certification (attested copy), certification (certainness), certitude, commitment (responsibility), confidence (faith), confirmation, consent, contract, conviction (persuasion), corroboration, coverage (insurance), credence, expectation, faith, guaranty, license, mainstay, pact, pledge (binding promise), principle (axiom), profession (declaration), promise, proof, prospect (outlook), recognizance, reference (recommendation), reliance, safeguard, security (safety), surety (certainty), trust (confidence), undertaking (pledge), vow, warrant (guaranty), warranty
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
n.A declaration of certainty; also a British term for insurance.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
A term interchangeable with insurance but generally used in connection with life business as assurance implies the certainty of an event and insurance the probability.
Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. www.practicallaw.com. 2010.
1 n. a promise or guarantee, an act that inspires confidence.2 v. the act of promising or assuring.
Webster's New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000.