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See also sûre, and süre

English

Etymology

From Old French sur (or sure) < [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] sēcūrus (secure)

Pronunciation

Homophones

Adjective

sure (comparative sur, superlative er)

Positive
sure

Comparative
sur

Superlative
er

  1. Physically secure and certain, non-failing, reliable.

Synonyms

Derived terms

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Translations

Interjection

sure

  1. Yes, of course.

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Translations

References

  • 1996, T.F. Hoad, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Etymology, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0192830988

Finnish

Verb

sure

  1. Indicative present connegative form of surra.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of surra.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of surra.

French

Adjective

sure f.

  1. feminine of sûr
  2. feminine of sur

Old English

Etymology

From Germanic, related to sūr ‘sour’.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /'su:re/

Noun

sūre f.

  1. sorrel

Romanian

Adjective

sure

  1. plural feminine/neuter form of sur

Swedish

Adjective

sure

  1. See sur

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