Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

British pronunciation of 

sure

view main entry for sure adjective  /ʃɔː(r)/ /ʃʊə(r)/
British English pronunciation: sure
Click to listen to the pronunciation of sure
British English pronunciation: sure
Click to listen to the pronunciation of sure

derived word

sureness

noun [uncountable]

This is the British English pronunciation of sure.

View American English pronunciation of sure.

BuzzWord

webrooming

the practice of looking at a product online before going to a conventional store to buy it

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

panjandrum

a person who has or claims to have a lot of influence

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog
Macmillan learn live love play