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Webster Dictionary

  1. Underwriting

    of Underwrite

  2. Underwriting(noun)

    the business of an underwriter,


  1. Underwriting

    Underwriting refers to the process that a large financial service provider uses to assess the eligibility of a customer to receive their products. The name derives from the Lloyd's of London insurance market. Financial bankers, who would accept some of the risk on a given venture in exchange for a premium, would literally write their names under the risk information that was written on a Lloyd's slip created for this purpose.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of underwriting in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of underwriting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mel Watt:

    These underwriting guidelines provide a responsible approach to improving access to credit.

  2. Christopher Nolan:

    A BDC can have high oil and gas exposure, but if the underwriting is correct it will fare better.

  3. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan:

    Inmates were literally running this prison, maryland taxpayers were unwittingly underwriting a massive criminal enterprise.

  4. Warrick Butler:

    The ramifications to the South African rating are significant ... given our government's insistence on backing them by underwriting their funding requirements, eskom as junk is but a.

  5. Robert Boston:

    Had they relied on privately raised money for that endeavor, I don’t think anybody would’ve had a problem with it, but in fact they sought a variety of tax breaks and special tax incentives from the state of Kentucky and that put it in the position of essentially underwriting evangelism efforts with taxpayer money.

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