reassuring


reassuring

verb (used with object), re·as·sured, re·as·sur·ing.

  1. to restore to assurance or confidence: His praise reassured me.
  2. to assure again.
  3. to reinsure.

verb (tr)

  1. to relieve (someone) of anxieties; restore confidence to
  2. another term for reinsure
v.

“restore (someone) to confidence,” 1590s, from re- “back, again” + assure. Related: Reassured; reassuring.

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