Definitions of insurance

  1.   promise of reimbursement in the case of loss paid to people or companies so concerned about hazards that they have made prepayments to an insurance company
  2.   protection against future loss
  3.   written contract or certificate of insurance you should have read the small print on your policy
  4.   The act of insuring or assuring against loss or damage by a contingent event a contract whereby for a stipulated consideration called premium one party undertakes to indemnify or guarantee another against loss by certain specified risks Cf Assurance n 6
  5.   The premium paid for insuring property or life
  6.   The sum for which life or property is insured
  7.   A guaranty security or pledge assurance
  8.   Coverage by contract whereby one part indemnifies or guarantees another against loss by a specified contingency
  9.   The act or system of securing against loss or damage a contract whereby in consideration of a certain payment called premium one party agrees to guarantee or indemnify another against certain risks such as fire death accident etc by the payment of money the sum paid in settlement of such a contract
  10.   The agreement by one party to pay a definite sum to another party in the event of illness accident death or pecuniary loss of one kind or another
  11.   The act of insuring or a contract by which one party undertakes for a payment or premium to guarantee another against risk or loss the premium so paid
  12.   Contract by which one party secures another against loss
  13.   An act or system of guaranteeing a stipulated payment in case of loss accident or death any guaranty
  14.   The act of insuring against loss or damage a contract by which one engages for a stipulated premium to make up a loss which another may sustain the premium paid Insurance company a company whose business is to insure against loss or damage Insurance broker an intermediate agent between the marine insurance officers and the insurers who effect policies upon ships cargo c
  15.   A contract entered into to secure against loss arising from fire c in consideration of a certain annual payment the premium or money paid for insuring

Quotes of insurance

  1. I didn't need the insurance I do it again if my DP tells me it didn't look good in the camera or if the actors didn't hit their marks But if everything was working why do it again – Debbie Allen
  2. Who's paying the million bucks The insurance company We've been trying for years to get the insurance industry to say to the gun industry We won't insure you unless you have policies that will reduce the likelihood of guns falling into the wrong hands easily – Michael D. Barnes
  3. Americans have an abiding belief in their ability to control reality by purely material means airline insurance replaces the fear of death with the comforting prospect of cash – Cecil Beaton
  4. I know from my constituency what is going on Doctors that are told begged by mothers 'Please don't write down that my child as asthma Please lie and say it's bronchitis because if you write down asthma when my child turns 18 or 20 and has to get his or her own insurance it will be a pre -existing condition – Barbara Boxer
  5. The fact remains that most of us are anesthetized to the true cost and true value of long term care insurance – Michael Burgess
  6. Anywhere you have extreme poverty and no national health insurance no promise of health care regardless of social standing that's where you see the sharp limitations of market -based health care – Paul Farmer
  7. You can look at that by comparing Medicare's growth rates to the private insurance world to the other Federal programs that we run by looking at the billions of dollars not millions but billions of dollars we waste every year – Bobby Jindal
  8. Some directors expect you to do everything write be producer psychiatrist Some just want you to die in a tragic accident during the shooting so they can get the insurance – John Malkovich
  9. One in seven Americans lives without health insurance and that's a truly staggering figure – John M. McHugh
  10. However many skilled medical volunteers are turned away because community health centers cannot afford to cover their additional medical liability insurance – Tim Murphy
  11. Unemployment insurance is a pre -paid vacation for freeloaders – Ronald Reagan
  12. The insurance companies aren't covering that Should Monsanto be liable for these losses Should the state government Who's going to cover the losses The fact is here's an industry with no long -term liability in place – Jeremy Rifkin
  13. The majority of Americans receive health insurance coverage through their employers but with rising health care costs many small businesses can no longer afford to provide coverage for their employees – Jim Ryun
  14. Restless and in desperate need of adventure I quit my job at an insurance company to travel west with a couple of guys I smoked pot with scandalizing my family – Mink Stole
  15. Do you know what the overhead is of the Medicare system One -point -zero -five percent Do you know what private insurance is 30 percent in overhead and profits Given a choice how I'm going to improve health care I'm going to take it away from private insurance profits and overhead Wouldn't you – Anthony D. Weiner

Usage examples for insurance

  1. Once she asked for news about the life insurance policy – The Best Policy by Elliott Flower
  2. As soon as I read it I said to myself Now it is certain I can never get rich working at the insurance business – Twenty Years of Hus'ling by J. P. Johnston
  3. He is a life insurance agent – Walter Sherwood's Probation by Horatio Alger
  4. “ Cleary stood for a long time watching them and talking with the insurance man – Captain Jinks, Hero by Ernest Crosby
  5. Still Mr Caverly was what the world of New York in 1832 called poor that is to say he had no known bank stock did not own a lot on the island was director of neither bank nor insurance company and lived in a modest two story house in White street – Autobiography of a Pocket-Hankerchief by James Fenimore Cooper
  6. “ A successful life insurance agent will make a good deal more than ten dollars a week – Walter Sherwood's Probation by Horatio Alger
  7. The Elder for his part considered such an end no more than the due of one who had played him so inexcusable a trick over the insurance – Merry-Garden and Other Stories by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  8. It was addressed to him at the office of the Shadrach Fire Insurance Company and it reached him there – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
  9. “ I only wish that the public at large were equally alive to the great value of insurance against accident – The Iron Horse by R.M. Ballantyne
  10. The merchant's appreciation was largely a worldly one a business sense of insurance safety for his jewels and nothing to pay for security men so devout would have the gods in their mind and not robbery – Caste by W. A. Fraser
  11. 14 874 Is the insurance you have mentioned the only one you pay – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  12. “ I told you Jane those insurance doctors make the worst of things – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  13. “ Is insurance made on Houdon's life – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  14. Several matters of inheritance insurance and such things were discussed and Mrs Schuyler was more composed and calm – Vicky Van by Carolyn Wells
  15. The care which is taken of it the amount of insurance which an insurance company will write on it etc ” – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  16. You see I did get their money though not all that the notes called for and they'll have some trouble about the insurance – Johnstone of the Border by Harold Bindloss
  17. “ Mr Wright always regretted this for he felt that his work was not yet complete and it is a fact that American life insurance with its good and bad features still remains almost exactly as he left it – Cambridge Sketches by Frank Preston Stearns
  18. He gave Mr Sheldon a letter of introduction to the secretary of his pet insurance company the value of which to that gentleman was considerable – Charlotte's Inheritance by M. E. Braddon
  19. So he borrowed the money on an insurance of Mr Harry's life – Philistia by Grant Allen