from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that insures, especially an insurance underwriter.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which insures or makes sure or certain.
  • noun One who contracts, in consideration of a stipulated payment called a premium, to indemnify a person or company against certain perils or losses, or against a particular event; an underwriter.

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

  • noun One who, or that which, insures; the person or company that contracts to indemnify losses for a premium; an underwriter.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who insures.

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

  • noun a financial institution that sells insurance


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