reinsure


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Related to reinsure: Quota Share Reinsurance, Facultative reinsurance

re·in·sure

 (rē′ĭn-sho͝or′)
tr.v. re·in·sured, re·in·sur·ing, re·in·sures
To insure again, especially by transferring all or part of the risk in a contract to a new contract with another insurance company.

re′in·sur′ance n.
re′in·sur′er n.

reinsure

(ˌriːɪnˈʃʊə; -ʃɔː)
vb (tr)
1. (Insurance) to insure again
2. (Insurance) (of an insurer) to obtain partial or complete insurance coverage from another insurer for (a risk on which a policy has already been issued)
ˌreinˈsurance n
ˌreinˈsurer n

re•in•sure

(ˌri ɪnˈʃʊər, -ˈʃɜr)

v.t. -sured, -sur•ing.
1. to insure again.
2. to insure under a contract by which a first insurer is relieved of all or part of the risk, which devolves upon another insurer.
[1745–55]
re`in•sur′ance, n.
re`in•sur′er, n.

reinsure


Past participle: reinsured
Gerund: reinsuring

Imperative
reinsure
reinsure
Present
I reinsure
you reinsure
he/she/it reinsures
we reinsure
you reinsure
they reinsure
Preterite
I reinsured
you reinsured
he/she/it reinsured
we reinsured
you reinsured
they reinsured
Present Continuous
I am reinsuring
you are reinsuring
he/she/it is reinsuring
we are reinsuring
you are reinsuring
they are reinsuring
Present Perfect
I have reinsured
you have reinsured
he/she/it has reinsured
we have reinsured
you have reinsured
they have reinsured
Past Continuous
I was reinsuring
you were reinsuring
he/she/it was reinsuring
we were reinsuring
you were reinsuring
they were reinsuring
Past Perfect
I had reinsured
you had reinsured
he/she/it had reinsured
we had reinsured
you had reinsured
they had reinsured
Future
I will reinsure
you will reinsure
he/she/it will reinsure
we will reinsure
you will reinsure
they will reinsure
Future Perfect
I will have reinsured
you will have reinsured
he/she/it will have reinsured
we will have reinsured
you will have reinsured
they will have reinsured
Future Continuous
I will be reinsuring
you will be reinsuring
he/she/it will be reinsuring
we will be reinsuring
you will be reinsuring
they will be reinsuring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been reinsuring
you have been reinsuring
he/she/it has been reinsuring
we have been reinsuring
you have been reinsuring
they have been reinsuring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been reinsuring
you will have been reinsuring
he/she/it will have been reinsuring
we will have been reinsuring
you will have been reinsuring
they will have been reinsuring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been reinsuring
you had been reinsuring
he/she/it had been reinsuring
we had been reinsuring
you had been reinsuring
they had been reinsuring
Conditional
I would reinsure
you would reinsure
he/she/it would reinsure
we would reinsure
you would reinsure
they would reinsure
Past Conditional
I would have reinsured
you would have reinsured
he/she/it would have reinsured
we would have reinsured
you would have reinsured
they would have reinsured
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.reinsure - provide additional insurance for
insure - take out insurance for
2.reinsure - insure again by transferring to another insurance company all or a part of a liability assumed
insure - take out insurance for
3.reinsure - insure again by assuming all or a part of the liability of an insurance company already covering a risk
underwrite, insure, cover - protect by insurance; "The insurance won't cover this"
Translations

reinsure

[ˈriːɪnˈʃʊəʳ] VTreasegurar

reinsure

vtrückversichern; to reinsure one’s car (with same company) → seine Autoversicherung verlängern
References in classic literature ?
There is a class of optimists ready to reinsure an "overdue" ship at a heavy premium.
It has tried to undercut, has been badly hit by a long series of small fires, and it hasn't been able to reinsure.
We reinsure abroad because our capacities (those of the four companies) are not important," noted the manager of Cash, leader of the Algerian consortium of insurers, at a seminar on Energy risks involving international reinsurers.
In a major development regarding sanctions, Lloyd's of London, the world's largest insurer, has announced it will no longer insure or reinsure shipments into Iran of petroleum products.
In the third portion of her book, Swartz presents a proposal in which the federal government serves as the reinsurer of high-risk health insurance, similar to the way in which federal programs reinsure terrorism or natural disasters.
Equitas, based in London, was established to reinsure and run-off the 1992 and prior years' non-life liabilities of Names, or Underwriters, at Lloyd's.
Swiss Re will reinsure 10% of Admiral's UK car insurance premium through to 2009 and have an option for 7.
The taxpayer forms a wholly owned corporation, typically in a foreign country, to reinsure the policies and sends the premiums it receives to the unrelated insurance company, which reinsures a portion of the premiums to the taxpayer's insurance company.