What does the word assurance mean?

Usage examples for assurance

  1. But we have no such assurance, and so we go on trembling before Dryfooses and living in gimcrackeries." – A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth by William Dean Howells
  2. There was the assurance of safety here. – Baree, Son of Kazan by James Oliver Curwood
  3. With all my honor, I give you assurance that I speak trulee. – Molly Brown's Senior Days by Nell Speed