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synonyms for underwrite

  • approve
  • bankroll
  • finance
  • guarantee
  • provide
  • secure
  • sponsor
  • subsidize
  • accede
  • back
  • consent
  • countersign
  • endow
  • float
  • fund
  • help
  • initial
  • okay
  • pay
  • sanction
  • seal
  • sign
  • stake
  • subscribe
  • support
  • agree to
  • angel
  • collateral
  • provide financing
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antonyms for underwrite

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  • disapprove
  • hurt
  • take
  • deny
  • disagree
  • oppose
  • protest
  • refuse
  • reject
  • veto
  • invalidate
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How to use underwrite in a sentence

Once “The Hustler” was optioned by Hollywood, though, he used the cash to underwrite an MA in creative writing from the University of Iowa.
‘THE QUEEN’S GAMBIT’ IS A BESTSELLER, BUT ITS AUTHOR, WALTER TEVIS, WAS HARDLY A ONE-HIT WONDERMICHAEL DIRDAFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It can underwrite the cost of meals for students and help pay for nurses in every school.
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Nor did state legislatures step up to the plate and generously underwrite higher education to meet this increasing demand, so colleges and universities raised fees to cover expenses.
EVEN FORGIVING STUDENT LOANS WON’T SOLVE THE HIGHER EDUCATION FUNDING CRISISELIZABETH SHERMERJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
With home sales at a peak, underwriting growing rapidly, and a fleshed-out management team, Better hopes its turn to shine in the public markets has finally arrived.
AS HOME SALES SKYROCKET AND IPO LOOMS, DIANE YU JOINS FINTECH BETTER.COM AS CTODANNY CRICHTONJANUARY 15, 2021TECHCRUNCH
For the next 20 years, DHHL received $30 million annually, helping underwrite the development of more homesteads.
THE GOVERNMENT PROMISED TO RETURN ANCESTRAL HAWAIIAN LAND, THEN NEVER FINISHED THE JOBBY ROB PEREZ, HONOLULU STAR-ADVERTISER, AND AGNEL PHILIP, PROPUBLICADECEMBER 19, 2020PROPUBLICA
The day before the IPO suspension, Beijing released a set of draft regulations that would force companies like Ant to use more of its own funds to underwrite the loans.
CHINA’S MARKETS WELCOME HOMEGROWN TECH—BUT ANT’S SUSPENDED IPO IS A REMINDER OF THE RISKSGRADY MCGREGORNOVEMBER 7, 2020FORTUNE
They first have to pitch the big banks like Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan on underwriting their IPO.
‘MORE THAN A MOMENT’: SPACS GIVE DTC STARTUPS A POTENTIAL NEW EXIT STRATEGYANNA HENSELOCTOBER 23, 2020DIGIDAY
It began life as a financial technology company that would underwrite short-term loans directly to consumers.
CAN AN A.I. ALGORITHM HELP END UNFAIR LENDING? THIS COMPANY SAYS YESJEREMY KAHNOCTOBER 20, 2020FORTUNE
For now, The Atlantic’s financial future rests on Powell Jobs’ willingness to spend more of her fortune underwriting the publication.
INSIDE THE ATLANTIC’S TRIUMPHANT AND TUMULTUOUS RUN DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMICSTEVEN PERLBERGOCTOBER 20, 2020DIGIDAY
Banks cut down on the amount of high loan-to-value mortgages they would underwrite.
BORIS JOHNSON WANTS YOUNG BRITS TO BUY HOMES—EVEN IF THAT MEANS BANKS HAVE TO LEND LIKE IT’S 2006JEREMY KAHNOCTOBER 7, 2020FORTUNE
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