HyperDic: insure

English > 4 senses of the word insure:
VERBcognitioninsure, see, check, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assurebe careful or certain to do something
communicationinsure, guarantee, ensure, assure, securemake certain of
communicationinsure, cover, underwriteprotect by insurance
possessioninsuretake out insurance for
insure > pronunciation
Soundsihnshuh'r
Rhymesallure ... Ur: 39 rhymes with uhr...
English > insure: 4 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningBe careful or certain to do something; make certain of something.
PatternSomebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymssee, check, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assure
Narrowercardask someone for identification to determine whether he or she is old enough to consume liquor
cinchmake sure of
controlverify by using a duplicate register / register for comparison
coverMaintain a check on
cross-checkcheck out conflicting sources
double-checkcheck / check / check once more to be absolutely sure
proofread, proofread for errors
spot-checkpick out random samples for examination in order to ensure high quality
Broaderverifyconfirm the truth of
Similar tocheck, check off, mark, mark off, tick off, tickput a check mark on or near or next to
checkverify by consulting a source or authority
control, verifyCheck or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard
determine, check, find out, see, ascertain, watch, learnFind out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
Spanishasegurarse, asegurar, comprobar, controlar, ver
Catalanassegurar
English > insure: 4 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningmake certain of.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsguarantee, ensure, assure, secure
Narrowerdoommake certain of the failure or destruction of
makeassure the success of
Similar toguarantee, vouchGive surety or assume responsibility
Spanishasegurarse, asegurar, avalar, garantizar
Catalanassegurar, avalar, garantir
English > insure: 4 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningprotect by insurance.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymscover, underwrite
NarrowerindemnifySecure against future loss, damage / damage, or liability
reinsureinsure again by assuming all or a part of the liability of an insurance company already covering a risk
Broaderguarantee, warrantStand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of
Similar tocoverTo take an action to protect against future problems
cover, compensate, overcompensatemake up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities
Spanishasegurar, cubrir, respaldar financieramente
Catalanassegurar
Nounsinsurancepromise of reimbursement in the case of loss
insurera financial institution that sells insurance
English > insure: 4 senses > verb 4, possession
Meaningtake out insurance for.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Narrowercoinsuretake out coinsurance
reinsureinsure again by transferring to another insurance company all or a part of a liability assumed
reinsureProvide additional insurance for
Broaderprotectshield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage / damage
Spanishasegurar
Nounsinsuranceprotection against future loss

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