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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·sure /ɪnˈʃʊr/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·sure v. t. [imp. & p. p. Insured p. pr. & vb. n. Insuring.]  [Written also ensure.]
 1. To make sure or secure; as, to insure safety to any one.
 2. Specifically, to secure against a loss by a contingent event, on certain stipulated conditions, or at a given rate or premium; to give or to take an insurance on or for; as, a merchant insures his ship or its cargo, or both, against the dangers of the sea; goods and buildings are insured against fire or water; persons are insured against sickness, accident, or death; and sometimes hazardous debts are insured.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·sure, v. i. To underwrite; to make insurance; as, a company insures at three per cent.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: be careful or certain to do something; make certain of
           something; "He verified that the valves were closed";
           "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality
           of the product" [syn: see, check, see to it, ensure,
            control, ascertain, assure]
      2: make certain of; "This nest egg will ensure a nice
         retirement for us"; "Preparation will guarantee success!"
         [syn: guarantee, ensure, assure, secure]
      3: protect by insurance; "The insurance won't cover this" [syn:
          cover, underwrite]
      4: take out insurance for