What does underwriter mean?

Definitions for underwriterˈʌn dərˌraɪ tər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word underwriter.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. investment banker, underwriter(noun)

    a banker who deals chiefly in underwriting new securities

  2. insurance broker, insurance agent, general agent, underwriter(noun)

    an agent who sells insurance

  3. insurance company, insurance firm, insurer, insurance underwriter, underwriter(noun)

    a financial institution that sells insurance


  1. underwriter(Noun)

    An entity assuming a financial risk.

  2. underwriter(Noun)

    A person working for an insurance company who arranges and authorizes an insurance policy with a broker or insured.

  3. underwriter(Noun)

    An entity undertaking to market newly issued securities.

    They were the underwriters of the company's shares, but only on a "best efforts" basis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Underwriter(noun)

    one who underwrites his name to the conditions of an insurance policy, especially of a marine policy; an insurer


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of underwriter in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of underwriter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Nigel Walsh:

    Google will not become an insurance underwriter.

  2. Clifford James:

    While TVIRD has worked diligently with its underwriter and the regulatory bodies to pursue its IPO and PSE listing, global markets have been in extreme turmoil since the beginning of 2016.

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