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in·sur·er

 (ĭn-sho͝or′ər)
n.
One that insures, especially an insurance underwriter.

insurer

(ɪnˈʃʊərə; -ˈʃɔː-)
n
1. (Insurance) a person or company offering insurance policies in return for premiums
2. a person or thing that insures

in•sur•er

(ɪnˈʃʊər ər, -ˈʃɜr-)

n.
1. a person or company that contracts to indemnify another in the event of loss or damage; underwriter.
2. a person or thing that insures.
[1645–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.insurer - a financial institution that sells insuranceinsurer - a financial institution that sells insurance
nondepository financial institution - a financial institution that funds their investment activities from the sale of securities or insurance

insurer

noun insurance agent, insurance company The insurer is providing £320 million to cover mortgage losses.
Translations

insurer

[ɪnˈʃʊərəʳ] Nasegurador(a) m/f

insurer

[ɪnˈʃʊərər ɪnˈʃɔːrər] nassureur m

insurer

nVersicherer m, → Versicherungsgeber m

insurer

[ɪnˈʃʊərəʳ] nassicuratore/trice
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