Ever gotten confused as to when you ensure something or insure it?
What about assure? Let's clear things up!
Ensure: to make sure or certain; guarantee; to protect.
Example: I will ensure its delivery.
Insure: to take out or issue insurance; to pay or be paid money in the case of loss.
Example: I will insure it for the full amount.
Assure: convince, make sure of something, to give confidence; to declare or promise confidently.
Example: I assure you, it will arrive on time. And here's a word of wisdom from Professor Paul Brians.
Tips by Judy Vorfeld, aka Webgrammar®, of http://www.editingandwritingservices.com
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