Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A renewed or second insurance.
  • noun A contract by which the first insurer relieves himself from the risks he had undertaken, and devolves them upon other insurers, called reinsurers. Also called reassurance.

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

  • noun Insurance a second time or again; renewed insurance.
  • noun A contract by which an insurer is insured wholly or in part against the risk he has incurred in insuring somebody else. See Reassurance.

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

  • noun business, finance Insurance purchased by insurance companies that spreads the risk associated with selling insurance around so the danger of one large monetary loss is minimized.

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

  • noun sharing the risk by insurance companies; part or all of the insurer's risk is assumed by other companies in return for part of the premium paid by the insured

Etymologies

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re- +‎ insurance

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