ENSURE in a Sentence

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For ENSURE, below is one of 52 sentences:
The figurehead embodied the spirit of a ship and was originally believed to placate the gods of the sea and ensure a safe voyage.

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 Meanings and Examples of ENSURE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 v.  make sure or certain; insure; assure
Classic Sentence:
1  Isaac's own share in this transaction was considerable, and he well knew that the Prince's eager desire to bring it to a conclusion would ensure him his protection in the dilemma in which he stood.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
2  It was evident that the report concerning her had spread, and a short pause succeeded, which seemed to ensure that it would now spread farther.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 22
3  Nothing can ensure the continuance of love.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: 4 An Hour of Bliss and Many Hours of Sadness
4  One paternal kind precaution he had taken to ensure my having a companion.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 18
5  We were not allowed to converse for any length of time, for the precarious state of my health rendered every precaution necessary that could ensure tranquillity.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 21
6  Her brother's recommendation was enough to ensure her favour; his judgement could not err.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 45
7  I am sure it is only necessary to put before so admirable a practitioner as Dr. Seward so simple, yet so momentous a wish, to ensure its fulfilment.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
8  For against this danger conspirators have no resource which can ensure their safety.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI.
9  "Yes; but it is a chain, friend, which ensures you the blessed bread of existence," answered the poet.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Context  Highlight   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
10  A large party in an hotel ensured a quick-changing, unsettled scene.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 22
11  Holmes's card sent in to the manager ensured instant attention, and he was not long in acquiring all the information he needed.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
12  By paying a small sum every week into a society, he ensured for both his daughters a dowry of one hundred pounds each when they came to the age of twenty-four.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In A MOTHER
Example Sentence: (40 in 3 pages)
16  The price is low to ensure a quick sale.
17  Wash regularly to ensure personal hygiene.
18  We will publish test results, exam results and truancy rates and ensure that there is regular independent inspection.
19  It is their responsibility to ensure that the rules are enforced.
20  The airline is taking steps to ensure safety on its aircraft.
21  Senior politicians connived to ensure that he was not released.
22  I will ensure that the car arrives by six o'clock.
23  Would McCain amend executive orders to ensure that communications between persons outside government and White House staff are disclosed to the public?
24  We provide quality hosting accounts with premium bandwidth to ensure that your proxy is always up and running at top speeds.
25  The figurehead embodied the spirit of a ship and was originally believed to placate the gods of the sea and ensure a safe voyage.
26  Henry Paulson told an audience that reforming the financial and banking system would be the only way to ensure that China's economic miracle is sustainable over the long term.
27  He trusted that these book sales will ensure that Palin inevitably becomes America's next President.
28  The mission of our academy is actually to ensure the health and the well-being of all children.
29  For example, to ensure data security, a publicly held company will need to control who has access to financial records.
30  United States is developing diagnostic test kits that it will distribute to China and other countries to ensure rapid diagnosis of this strain of flu.