insurer

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noun in·sur·er \ in-ˈshu̇r-ər , -ˈshər- \

Definition of insurer

:one that insures; specifically :an insurance underwriter

Examples of insurer in a Sentence

  1. In this policy, the insurer agrees to pay for all medical expenses.

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First Known Use of insurer

1654


INSURER Defined for English Language Learners

insurer

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Definition of insurer for English Language Learners

  • : a company that provides insurance


Law Dictionary

insurer

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noun in·sur·er \ in-ˈshu̇r-ər \

legal Definition of insurer

:one that contracts to indemnify another by way of insurance :an insurance company or underwriter


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