reassurance-n; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: the act of removing doubt or concern

Commentary: REASSURANCE[+action][+communication][+removal][+doubt]

Children need reassurance and praise.
We have been given reassurances that the water is safe to drink.
I have no reassurances that he will pay back the money.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: a reinsurance policy

Commentary: REASSURANCE[+entity][+artifact][+document][+legal][+policy][+reinsurance]
NOTE: alternate form for 'reinsurance' An insurance policy that takes over the risk previously covered by another one.

Their firm purchased reassurance from a second insurance company.
Does this reassurance of your home cover everything that the old policy did?

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 2