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insurance

  

      n  
1   
a    the act, system, or business of providing financial protection for property, life, health, etc., against specified contingencies, such as death, loss, or damage, and involving payment of regular premiums in return for a policy guaranteeing such protection  
b    the state of having such protection  
c      (Also called)    insurance policy   the policy providing such protection  
d    the pecuniary amount of such protection  
e    the premium payable in return for such protection  
f    (as modifier)  
insurance agent, insurance broker, insurance company     
2    a means of protecting or safeguarding against risk or injury  


accident insurance  
      n   insurance providing compensation for accidental injury or death  
fire insurance  
      n   insurance covering damage or loss caused by fire or lightning  
group insurance  
      n     (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   insurance relating to life, health, or accident and covering several persons, esp. the employees of a firm, under a single contract at reduced premiums  
life insurance  
      n      another name for       life assurance  
marine insurance  
      n   insurance covering damage to or loss of ship, passengers, or cargo caused by the sea  
mutual insurance  
      n   a system of insurance by which all policyholders become company members under contract to pay premiums into a common fund out of which claims are paid  
   See also       mutual       3  
national insurance  
      n   (in Britain) state insurance based on weekly contributions from employees and employers and providing payments to the unemployed, the sick, the retired, etc., as well as medical services  
   See also       social security  
participating insurance  
      n   a system of insurance by which policyholders receive dividends from the company's profit or surplus  
permanent health insurance  
      n   a form of insurance that provides up to 75 per cent of a person's salary, until retirement, in case of prolonged illness or disability  
private health insurance  
      n   insurance against the need for medical treatment as a private patient  
public-liability insurance  
      n   (in Britain) a form of insurance, compulsory for any business in contact with the public, which pays compensation to a member of the public suffering injury or damage as a result of the policyholder or his employees failing to take reasonable care  
self-insurance  
      n   the practice of insuring oneself or one's property by accumulating a reserve out of one's income or funds rather than by purchase of an insurance policy  
social insurance  
      n   government insurance providing coverage for the unemployed, the injured, the old, etc.: usually financed by contributions from employers and employees, as well as general government revenue  
   See also       social security       national insurance       social assistance  
term insurance  
      n   life assurance, usually low in cost and offering no cash value, that provides for the payment of a specified sum of money only if the insured dies within a stipulated period of time  
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endowment assurance   , insurance         
      n   a form of life insurance that provides for the payment of a specified sum directly to the policyholder at a designated date or to his beneficiary should he die before this date  


accident insurance  
      n   insurance providing compensation for accidental injury or death  
fire insurance  
      n   insurance covering damage or loss caused by fire or lightning  
group insurance  
      n     (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   insurance relating to life, health, or accident and covering several persons, esp. the employees of a firm, under a single contract at reduced premiums  
insurance         
      n  
1   
a    the act, system, or business of providing financial protection for property, life, health, etc., against specified contingencies, such as death, loss, or damage, and involving payment of regular premiums in return for a policy guaranteeing such protection  
b    the state of having such protection  
c      (Also called)    insurance policy   the policy providing such protection  
d    the pecuniary amount of such protection  
e    the premium payable in return for such protection  
f    (as modifier)  
insurance agent, insurance broker, insurance company     
2    a means of protecting or safeguarding against risk or injury  
life insurance  
      n      another name for       life assurance  
marine insurance  
      n   insurance covering damage to or loss of ship, passengers, or cargo caused by the sea  
mutual insurance  
      n   a system of insurance by which all policyholders become company members under contract to pay premiums into a common fund out of which claims are paid  
   See also       mutual       3  
national insurance  
      n   (in Britain) state insurance based on weekly contributions from employees and employers and providing payments to the unemployed, the sick, the retired, etc., as well as medical services  
   See also       social security  
participating insurance  
      n   a system of insurance by which policyholders receive dividends from the company's profit or surplus  
permanent health insurance  
      n   a form of insurance that provides up to 75 per cent of a person's salary, until retirement, in case of prolonged illness or disability  
private health insurance  
      n   insurance against the need for medical treatment as a private patient  
public-liability insurance  
      n   (in Britain) a form of insurance, compulsory for any business in contact with the public, which pays compensation to a member of the public suffering injury or damage as a result of the policyholder or his employees failing to take reasonable care  
self-insurance  
      n   the practice of insuring oneself or one's property by accumulating a reserve out of one's income or funds rather than by purchase of an insurance policy  
social insurance  
      n   government insurance providing coverage for the unemployed, the injured, the old, etc.: usually financed by contributions from employers and employees, as well as general government revenue  
   See also       social security       national insurance       social assistance  
term insurance  
      n   life assurance, usually low in cost and offering no cash value, that provides for the payment of a specified sum of money only if the insured dies within a stipulated period of time  

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insurance

  
  
assurance, cover, coverage, guarantee, indemnification, indemnity, protection, provision, safeguard, security, something to fall back on     (informal)   warranty  

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