Insure vs. Ensure


When do we use ensure vs. insure?

asked Apr 20 at 15:15 Byron Buonamici New member

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Here is the difference.
Assure is to promise or say with confidence. It is more about saying than doing.
Example: I assure you that you’ll be warm enough.

Ensure is to do or have what is necessary for success.
Example: These blankets ensure that you’ll be warm enough.

Insure is to cover with an insurance policy.
Example: I will insure my home with additional fire and flood policies.

Especially in American English, what you insure is a business transaction. What you ensure results from your personal

link comment answered Apr 20 at 16:18 sanjay Expert

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