make sure

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make sure (third-person singular simple present makes sure, present participle making sure, simple past and past participle made sure)

  1. (idiomatic) To verify; to recheck; to use extra care or caution.
    When you leave, make sure you lock the door behind you.
  2. (obsolete) To betroth.
    • Cotgrave
      she that's made sure to him she loves not well