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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. Graham Jackson:

    Companies like Google are expert at protecting value, if there is profit to be made from underwriting, they will underwrite.

  5. Lynda Bennett:

    The restrictions and terms that we are seeing in the underwriting process now will become the claim disputes we see in two or three years, we definitely expect more litigation.

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