Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being insured against loss, damage, death, and the like; proper to be insured.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Capable of being insured against loss, damage, death, etc.; proper to be insured.

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  • adjective Capable of being insured

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective capable of being insured or eligible to be insured

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Trillions of $US in insurable assets would be at risk with a 0.5 meter rise.

    About: Blinded by Science

  • Trillions of $US in insurable assets would be at risk with a 0.5 meter rise.

    About: Blinded by Science

  • As Gaylin asks, “Should ‘inability to play tennis’ be classified as an insurable disease?”

    The Best Alternative Medicine

  • As Gaylin asks, “Should ‘inability to play tennis’ be classified as an insurable disease?”

    The Best Alternative Medicine

  • At least the State of California limits its total liability to a paltry $5K in exchange for a prohibitively expensive premium, that even if a person chose to insure herself against would not pay the bulldozers pushing the debris to one side or the other, as no amount of money makes these liabilities "insurable" to even the most profligage premium payer.

    Balkinization

  • But Epstein said physical examinations concluded that Beckett is "insurable," indicating that his arm is structurally sound enough for a policy to be placed on it.

    FOXSports.com News

  • And there are millions of others experiencing the same problem either due to a job loss or because they are not "insurable" as determined by the insurance companies.

    The Appleton Post-Crescent Latest Headlines

  • The whole idea of the health care reform plan is to make everyone insurable, by eliminating exclusions and providing subsidies to make it affordable.

    Matthew Yglesias » How the White House Health Plan Compares

  • The whole idea of the health care reform plan is to make everyone insurable, by eliminating exclusions and providing subsidies to make it affordable.

    Matthew Yglesias » How the White House Health Plan Compares

  • Saint Hayek was unequivocal in arguing for universal health care in Road to Serfdom, as it is a “genuinely insurable risk,” ie, no moral hazard.

    Matthew Yglesias » Obama at the House GOP Retreat

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