Pronunciation: (u-shoord', u-shûrd'),[key] —adj. 1. guaranteed; sure; certain; secure: an assured income. 2. bold; confident; authoritative: His art was both assured and facile. 3. boldly presumptuous.
4. Chiefly Brit.insured, as against loss.
—n. Insurance. a. the beneficiary under a policy.
b. the person whose life or property is covered by a policy.