HyperDic: insurance

English > 3 senses of the word insurance:
NOUNpossessioninsurancepromise of reimbursement in the case of loss
communicationinsurance, policy, insurance policywritten contract or certificate of insurance
stateinsurance, indemnityprotection against future loss
insurance > pronunciation
Soundsihnshuh'rahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > insurance: 3 senses > noun 1, possession
Meaningpromise of reimbursement in the case of loss; paid to people or companies so concerned about hazards that they have made prepayments to an insurance company.
NarrowerassuranceA British term for some kinds of insurance
automobile insurance, car insuranceinsurance against loss due to theft or traffic accidents
business interruption insuranceinsurance that provides protection for the loss of profits / profits and continuing fixed expenses resulting from a break in commercial activities due to the occurrence of a peril
coinsuranceinsurance issued jointly by two or more underwriters
fire insuranceinsurance against loss due to fire
group insuranceinsurance that is purchased by a group (such as the employees of a company) usually at a reduced rate to individual members of the group
hazard insuranceinsurance that provides protection against certain risks such as storms or fires
health insuranceinsurance against loss due to ill health
liability insuranceinsurance that provides protection from claims arising from injuries or damage to other people or property
life insurance, life assuranceinsurance paid to named beneficiaries when the insured person dies
malpractice insuranceinsurance purchased by physicians and hospitals / hospitals to cover the cost of being sued for malpractice
reinsuranceSharing the risk by insurance companies
self-insuranceinsuring yourself by setting aside money to cover possible losses rather than by purchasing an insurance policy
term insurancelow-cost insurance that is valid only for a stated period of time and has no cash surrender value or loan value
Broadersecurity, protectiondefense against financial failure
Spanishaseguramiento, contrato de seguro, seguro
Catalanassegurança
Verbsinsureprotect by insurance
English > insurance: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaningwritten contract or certificate of insurance.
Synonymspolicy, insurance policy
Narrowerfloater, floating policyAn insurance policy covering loss of movable property (e.g. jewelry) regardless of its location
BroadercontractA binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
Spanishpolítica, póliza de seguros, póliza, seguro
Catalanassegurança, pòlissa d'assegurança, pòlissa d'assegurances, pòlissa, política
English > insurance: 3 senses > noun 3, state
Meaningprotection against future loss.
Synonymindemnity
Broaderprotection, shelterThe condition of being protected
Spanishseguro, seguros
Catalanassegurança
Verbsinsuretake out insurance for

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