View definitions for insure


verb as in protect, secure

Discover More

Example Sentences

Finally, make sure you have a system for keeping track of your insured contents in case you need to make a claim.

In an increasingly volatile world, insuring against disruptions can pay off quickly.

From Fortune

The bonds pay a high interest rate—often between 7% and 15% per year—but if the insured losses from a particular event exceed a specified threshold, the creditors lose their entire principle.

From Fortune

Insurers typically rely on data from those it insures to help refine and assess risk.

From Fortune

At some point in the not-too-distant future, coastal properties could become too risky to insure at all, meaning property values would drop, meaning less money to build the things needed to protect against sea level rise in the first place.

Proceeds from its North Sea drilling rigs will insure corruption and kleptocracy on a Nigerian scale.

Our two largest states, one working to insure its people and the other doing everything in its power to prevent that.

For example, over the weekend, the Wall Street Journal reported that Obamacare has done little to insure the uninsured.

As a freelance writer under the old dispensation, I had qualified as a Sole Proprietor and was able to insure both of us.

I practice true “health care,” as in going to the doctor when I am healthy to insure that I remain so.

He couldn't sell them; he couldn't burn them; he was even compelled to insure them, to his intense disgust.

He had but to insure his life for the amount he wanted, and let what would happen, she was safe.

Such a selection will insure a cigar of good quality; one that will hold fire and last the length of time appropriate to its size.

In mutual companies the persons insured act together to insure each other.

Both parties may insure the premises though the mortgagee cannot exceed his debt.


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to insure, such as: assure, cover, guarantee, hedge, safeguard, and shield.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.