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

  • transitive verb To insure again, especially by transferring all or part of the risk in a contract to a new contract with another insurance company.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To insure again: insure a second time and take the risks, so as to relieve another or other insurers. Also reassure.

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

  • transitive verb To insure again after a former insuranse has ceased; to renew insurance on.
  • transitive verb To insure, as life or property, in favor of one who has taken an insurance risk upon it.

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

  • verb To insure again (extending or replacing prior insurance.)
  • verb To place insurance on the contract that insures something (allowing the insurer to offset risk in the same way the insuree did).

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

  • verb insure again by transferring to another insurance company all or a part of a liability assumed
  • verb insure again by assuming all or a part of the liability of an insurance company already covering a risk
  • verb provide additional insurance for


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