insure against

phrasal verb
insured against; insuring against; insures against

Definition of insure against

1 : to make (something bad) less likely to happen usually by planning and preparing Doctors recommend exercising to insure against health problems.
2 : to protect (someone) from (something bad) We can't insure our children against all life's problems.

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“Insure against.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/insure%20against. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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