Definitions for insurance
ɪnˈʃʊər əns, -ˈʃɜr-in·sur·ance
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word insurance.
promise 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
policy, insurance policy, insurancenoun
written contract or certificate of insurance
"you should have read the small print on your policy"
protection against future loss
Hence: Any means of assuring against loss; a precaution; as, we always use our seat belts as insurance against injury.
A means of indemnity against a future occurrence of an uncertain event.
The car was totalled, but fortunately I had insurance.
The business of providing insurance.
After five years in banking, I switched to insurance.
Metaphoric: Any attempt to anticipate an unfavorable event.
The sky was clear, but I took my umbrella for insurance.
Blackjack: A bet made after the deal, which pays off if the dealer has blackjack.
I only take insurance if the count is right.
An insurance policy
Etymology: From old form ensurance, see also assurance.
the act of insuring, or assuring, against loss or damage by a contingent event; a contract whereby, for a stipulated consideration, called premium, one party undertakes to indemnify or guarantee another against loss by certain specified risks. Cf. Assurance, n., 6
the premium paid for insuring property or life
the sum for which life or property is insured
a guaranty, security, or pledge; assurance
Etymology: [From Insure.]
Insurance is the equitable transfer of the risk of a loss, from one entity to another in exchange for payment. It is a form of risk management primarily used to hedge against the risk of a contingent, uncertain loss. An insurer, or insurance carrier, is a company selling the insurance; the insured, or policyholder, is the person or entity buying the insurance policy. The amount of money to be charged for a certain amount of insurance coverage is called the premium. Risk management, the practice of appraising and controlling risk, has evolved as a discrete field of study and practice. The transaction involves the insured assuming a guaranteed and known relatively small loss in the form of payment to the insurer in exchange for the insurer's promise to compensate the insured in the case of a financial loss. The insured receives a contract, called the insurance policy, which details the conditions and circumstances under which the insured will be financially compensated.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Coverage by contract whereby one part indemnifies or guarantees another against loss by a specified contingency.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
See MARINE INSURANCE.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'insurance' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1557
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'insurance' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1132
Rank popularity for the word 'insurance' in Nouns Frequency: #660
The numerical value of insurance in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of insurance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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Data-intensive companies were the first... but over the last number of years all types of industries have started purchasing cyber insurance, i think at this point it's certainly clear that all industries are impacted, all have to manage cyber risk.
Up to 70 percent of breast cancer survivors who have had a mastectomy are really unsure or unaware of their reconstruction options, and many of those women who desire to have surgery don’t have sufficient insurance or other resources to cover it.
They can probably stabilize the market, but it will be a political decision, as they will have to compel government, state agencies, banks, pension funds, insurance companies to buy, essentially the political decision is: to transfer the potential losses from private investors ... to the state in some manner.
Cam has a cool factor about him, he puts his name and reputation behind different things in different categories again because of the nature of who he is, peyton does pizza and insurance and those are pretty safe categories, safe companies. Beats (headphones) is edgy, they play hip hop in their spots and they are all about music and being cool and Under Armour is certainly a cool brand as well.
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Translations for insurance
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- assegurançaCatalan, Valencian
- pojišťovna, pojištěníCzech
- vakuutusala, vakuutusFinnish
- táille árachais, árachasIrish
- ապահովագրություն, ապահովագրումArmenian
- 保険, 保険業Japanese
- ការធានា, ការរ៉ាប់រងKhmer
- 보험업계, 보험Korean
- draudimas, draudaLithuanian
- страхование, страховкаRussian
- sigorta, sigortacılıkTurkish
- lefilisur, surVolapük
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