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


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: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : covered by insurance; "an insured risk"; "all members of the
            film cast and crew are insured" [ant: uninsured]
      n : a person whose interests are protected by an insurance
          policy; a person who contracts for an insurance policy
          that indemnifies him against loss of property or life or
          health etc. [syn: insured person]