Sure in a sentence

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Definition of Sure

  • Certainly knowing and believing; confident beyond doubt; implicity trusting; unquestioning; positive.
  • Certain to find or retain; as, to be sure of game; to be sure of success; to be sure of life or health.
  • Fit or worthy to be depended on; certain not to fail or disappoint expectation; unfailing; strong; permanent; enduring.
  • Free from danger; safe; secure.
  • In a sure manner; safely; certainly.
  • definitely or positively (`sure' is sometimes used informally for `surely')
  • having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured
  • certain to occur; destined or inevitable

How to use sure in a sentence. Sure pronunciation.

He had seen enough to-night to make him sure that Kaid had once more got the idea of making a European his confidant and adviser; to introduce to his court one of those mad Englishmen who cared nothing for gold-only for power; who loved administration for the sake of administration and the foolish joy of labour.
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Whether it was diamond-dust or Achmet's thin thong that stopped the breath, it mattered not; it was sure.
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Besides, the game afoot was not of his making, and he was ready to await the finish, the more so because he was sure that to-morrow would bring forth momentous things.
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But as he went towards Mizraim's quarters he saw no sure escape from the stage of those untoward events, save by the exit which is for all in some appointed hour.
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In this sick, mad land, in this whirlpool of secret murder and conspiracy, no one could tell what plot was hatching, what deeds were forward; and he could not yet be sure that no one save himself and herself knew who had killed Foorgat Bey.
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I am sure thee does well to caution me.
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Presently he straightened himself up, and his fingers ran down the front of his coat to make sure that it was buttoned from top to bottom.
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He had been moved to come from a whisper in his soul; and he had the sure conviction of the predestinarian that he was not to be the victim of "The Scytheman" before his appointed time.
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It was the voice of Zaida, who, preying upon his superstitious mind-she knew the hallucination which possessed him concerning her he had cast to the lions-and having given the terrible secret to Kaid, whom she had ever loved, would still save Harrik from the sure vengeance which must fall upon him.
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Can they think this consistent with the Rules of keeping from all Appearance of Evil, of avoiding the Occasions and Temptations to Sin, and that Watchfulness over their Thoughts, and that Diligence in making their Calling and Election sure, as the Gospel requires?
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Sure then I must be the better Man.
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If I shou'd go away, I am sure the Custom wou'd quickly drop off; for I am the Person most respected by the Customers, and therefore I think I have the best Title of you all to Preheminence.
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I hope you look upon the House to be mine, and I am sure I bought the Furniture.
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Prover, _Talk is but Talk, but 'tis Money buys Land_; and I am sure 'twas only for Money to supply you withal, that I have sold mine.
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But if you had lov'd me best, you wou'd'nt have staid away from me so long, that you wou'd'nt; I am sure if I could have come to you, I woud'nt have staid from you so long.
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But if you will be Deaf to my complaints, and not regard the Ruine of your Children, nor pity your own Soul: Tho I am sure my Grief will bring me to my Grave.
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But sure you will be more Wise.
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And by this means we are sure that none but Persons of Quality can be admitted: and the Ladies Honours are thereby secur'd.
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E'en bad enough, I do believe, said he; if you shou'd let him know it; but sure there's no necessity of that.
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One Night above the rest, when I was sure he was engag'd to stay late at the Tavern, I had obliged my Spark to give me a meeting at our House; and had on that Occasion, sent all the servants up to Bed, upon pretence that they must must rise early in the Morning.
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Examples of Sure

Example #1
He was now set to see what sort of match this intellect could play, when faced by the inherent contradictions present in all truths or the solutions of all problems.
Example #2
He was sitting beside David, and though he asked the question casually, and with apparent intention only of keeping talk going, there was a lurking inquisition in his eye.
Example #3
The lean, invisible, ghastly arm of death could find him, if Kaid willed, though he delved in the bowels of the Cairene earth, or climbed to an eagle's eyrie in the Libyan Hills.
Example #4
Escape, he knew, there was none, if his death was determined on; for spies were everywhere, and slaves in the pay of Kaid were everywhere, and such as were not could be bought or compelled, even if he took refuge in the house of a foreign consul.
Example #5
There was a crisis in the Soudan, there was trouble in the army, there was dark conspiracy of which he knew the heart, and anything might happen to-morrow!
Example #6
He was too much of a philosopher to seek to do David physical injury-a futile act; for it could do him no good in the end, could not mend his own fortunes; and, merciless as he could be on occasion, he had no love of bloodshed.