insure against

Definition of insure against

  1. 1 :  to make (something bad) less likely to happen usually by planning and preparing Doctors recommend exercising to insure against health problems.

  2. 2 :  to protect (someone) from (something bad) We can't insure our children against all life's problems.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to provide or obtain insurance on or for

    :  to make certain especially by taking necessary measures and precautions

    :  to contract to give or take insurance

  1. :  in opposition or hostility to

    :  contrary to

    :  in competition with

  1. :  in preparation for the time when

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contemplative of or relative to the past

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