insurable

adjective
in·​sur·​able | \ in-ˈshu̇r-ə-bəl How to pronounce insurable (audio) , -ˈshər- \

Definition of insurable

: that may be insured

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Other Words from insurable

insurability \ in-​ˌshu̇r-​ə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce insurable (audio) , -​ˌshər-​ \ noun

Examples of insurable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Benefits are available to all those normally insurable under COBRA, meaning you and the family members who were already on your health plan. Madalyn Amato Los Angeles Times, Star Tribune, 17 Apr. 2021 Benefits are available to all those normally insurable under COBRA, meaning you and the family members who were already on your health plan. Madalyn Amato Los Angeles Times, Star Tribune, 17 Apr. 2021 The global economy, while increasing in insurable activity, also carries major risks from unforeseen events like the business stoppage created by the pandemic. Antoine Gara, Forbes, 13 May 2021 Benefits are available to all those normally insurable under COBRA, meaning you and the family members who were already on your health plan. Madalyn Amato Los Angeles Times, Star Tribune, 17 Apr. 2021 It was estimated that business interruption losses from Covid-19 would result in over $100 billion in insurable claims; however, those losses have not yet come to fruition. Antoine Gara, Forbes, 13 May 2021 Benefits are available to all those normally insurable under COBRA, meaning you and the family members who were already on your health plan. Madalyn Amato Los Angeles Times, Star Tribune, 17 Apr. 2021 Benefits are available to all those normally insurable under COBRA, meaning you and the family members who were already on your health plan. Madalyn Amato Los Angeles Times, Star Tribune, 17 Apr. 2021 Benefits are available to all those normally insurable under COBRA, meaning you and the family members who were already on your health plan. Madalyn Amato Los Angeles Times, Star Tribune, 17 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of insurable

1810, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of insurable was in 1810

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22 Jun 2021

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“Insurable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/insurable. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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insurable

adjective
in·​sur·​able | \ in-ˈshu̇r-ə-bəl How to pronounce insurable (audio) \

Legal Definition of insurable

: capable of or appropriate for being insured against loss, damage, or death : affording a sufficient ground for insurance

Other Words from insurable

insurability \ in-​ˌshu̇r-​ə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce insurable (audio) \ noun

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