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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To indemnify or protect against loss by fire, death, or accident. Also: to make certain that something will happen properly.

Usage examples (36)
  • To insure peace of mind, ignore the rules and regulations.
  • The most expensive group to insure is that way because they cost a lot to insure.
  • Now, we need to "insure" real health care for America! by
  • American troops aren't ever going to be able to "insure" against this. for more
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  • If you "ensure" (to guarantee; to make safe) there will be good security at the event you will find it easier to "insure" (to provide insurance).
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