insurance

[ in-shoo r-uh ns, -shur- ]SEE DEFINITION OF insurance

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Thanks to that evening's performance I was able to pay the insurance company.

This was the first insurance company with which he was ever connected.

"They might have deserted her for her insurance," suggested Madden tentatively.

How was it that the insurance companies were so unconcerned?

But disputes as to insurance and club money were the most numerous.

The function of the exchange, therefore, is largely that of insurance.

Captain Eri moved uneasily and broke in, "You got your insurance money, didn't you?"

As insurance could not readily be effected the loss will be large.

So you think one takes to it as a sort of insurance, Mr. Lemmy?

He wished her at the bottom of the sea, and the insurance money in his pocket.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, "engagement to marry," a variant of ensurance (see ensure). Commercial sense of "security against loss or death in exchange for payment" is from 1650s. Assurance was the older term for this (late 16c.).

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