Associations to the word «Insure»


INSURE, verb. (transitive) To provide for compensation if some specified risk occurs. Often agreed by policy (contract) to offer financial compensation in case of an accident, theft or other undesirable event.
INSURE, verb. (intransitive) To deal in such contracts; subscribe to a policy of insurance
INSURE, verb. (chiefly US) Alternative spelling of ensure: (transitive) To make sure or certain of; guarantee.

Dictionary definition

INSURE, verb. Be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product".
INSURE, verb. Make certain of; "This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us"; "Preparation will guarantee success!".
INSURE, verb. Protect by insurance; "The insurance won't cover this".
INSURE, verb. Take out insurance for.

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