insurable

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

Definition of insurable

: that may be insured

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 Whether or not the Outdoor Retailer show cancellation is deemed an insurable event is really a question for Emerald Expositions. Kristin Hostetter, Outside Online, 9 Apr. 2020 They are trusted institutions consumers interact with regularly that also have insight into significant insurable events based on transactional data. Dave Brune, Forbes, 8 June 2022 The goals of the program include reducing flood damage to insurable property and fostering comprehensive floodplain management. Megan Stringer, San Antonio Express-News, 5 July 2022 The purchase of life insurance within a captive 831(b) plan is questionable for two reasons: 1) lack of insurable interest and 2) estate tax avoidance. Van Carlson, Forbes, 14 Apr. 2022 Without verified records, the jetliners won’t be insurable, preventing their use later outside the country, and their value will plummet. Anurag Kotoky, Bloomberg.com, 11 Mar. 2022 Only the vaguest understanding of the proper method of fixing that per diem rate, or the total insurable value of the interest insured, is usually found among either underwriters or policyholders. Chip Merlin, Forbes, 30 Aug. 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 See More

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First Known Use of insurable

1810, in the meaning defined above

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“Insurable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/insurable. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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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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