insured

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Insure \In"sure\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Insured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Insuring}.] [OE. ensuren, prob. for assuren, by a change of prefix. See 1st {In-}, and {Sure}, and cf. {Assure}, {Ensure}.] [Written also {ensure}.]

1. To make sure or secure; as, to insure safety to any one.

2. Specifically, to secure against a loss by a contingent event, on certain stipulated conditions, or at a given rate or premium; to give or to take an insurance on or for; as, a merchant insures his ship or its cargo, or both, against the dangers of the sea; goods and buildings are insured against fire or water; persons are insured against sickness, accident, or death; and sometimes hazardous debts are insured.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Insurant \In*sur"ant\, noun The person insured, called also the {insured}. --Champness. [1913 Webster +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

insured

adjective

1: covered by insurance; "an insured risk"; "all members of the film cast and crew are insured" [ant: {uninsured}]

noun

1: a person whose interests are protected by an insurance policy; a person who contracts for an insurance policy that indemnifies him against loss of property or life or health etc. [syn: {insured}, {insured person}]


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