From the older form ensurance.
insurance (usually uncountable, plural insurances)
- A means of indemnity against a future occurrence of an uncertain event.
- The car was totaled, but fortunately I had insurance.
- The business of providing insurance.
- After five years in banking, I switched to insurance.
- Any attempt to prevent or delay an unfavorable event.
- The sky was clear, but I took my umbrella for insurance.
- In the game of blackjack, a bet made after the deal, which pays off if the dealer has blackjack.
- I only take insurance if the count is right.
- (countable) An insurance policy.
- bond insurance
- car insurance
- dental insurance
- fire insurance
- flood insurance
- health insurance
- insurance agency
- life insurance
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