make sure


make sure
index ascertain, assure (insure), certify (attest), ensure, verify (confirm)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • make sure — • make sure • to make certain to ensure; to check or verify (also means to cause or make smth inevitable) …   Idioms and examples

  • make sure — ► make sure confirm or ensure. Main Entry: ↑sure …   English terms dictionary

  • make sure — that all the doors are locked Syn: check, confirm, make certain, ensure, assure; verify, corroborate, substantiate …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • make sure — 1) to check something so that you can be sure about it I think I locked it but we d better make sure. make sure (that): I just wanted to make sure you knew where to go. make sure of: Always make sure of your facts before accusing anyone. 2) to… …   English dictionary

  • make sure — verb make a point of doing something; act purposefully and intentionally (Freq. 5) • Syn: ↑make a point • Hypernyms: ↑act, ↑move • Verb Frames: Somebody s PP * * * [usu. w …   Useful english dictionary

  • make\ sure — v. phr. To see about something yourself; look at to be sure. Father makes sure that all the lights are off before he goes to bed. Mary thought she had time to get to school but she ran all the way just to make sure. Before you write your report… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • make sure — {v. phr.} To see about something yourself; look at to be sure. * /Father makes sure that all the lights are off before he goes to bed./ * /Mary thought she had time to get to school but she ran all the way just to make sure./ * /Before you write… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make sure — {v. phr.} To see about something yourself; look at to be sure. * /Father makes sure that all the lights are off before he goes to bed./ * /Mary thought she had time to get to school but she ran all the way just to make sure./ * /Before you write… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make sure — verb To verify; to recheck; to use extra care or caution. When you leave, make sure you lock the door behind you …   Wiktionary

  • make sure — be certain, check carefully    Make sure you mail the letter. It must be sent today …   English idioms


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