amount subject

noun

: any value estimated by an underwriter to be the expected loss as a result of a fire or casualty, variable according to the risk involved

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1940, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of amount subject was circa 1940

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“Amount subject.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amount%20subject. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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