Insure - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪnˈʃʊr|  American pronunciation of the word insure
Brit.  |ɪnˈʃʊə|  British pronunciation of the word insure


- be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something (syn: ascertain, assure, check, control, ensure, see)
- make certain of (syn: assure, ensure, guarantee, secure)
- protect by insurance (syn: cover, underwrite)
- take out insurance for

Extra examples

We insured our house against fire and flood damage.

I found a company that will insure my car for less than I've been paying.

This policy will insure your car against theft.

She had difficulty finding a company that would insure her.

They take great care to insure the safety and security of their home.

We hope that careful planning will insure success.

Have you insured the contents of your home?

It is wise to insure your property against storm damage.

You should insure the painting for at least £100,000.

Many companies won't insure young drivers.

How much will it cost to insure the building against fire?

We must insure our national security.

We took measures to insure their safety.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: insure
he/she/it: insures
present participle: insuring
past tense: insured
past participle: insured
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