reinsure


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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 ?
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Conservators and receivers of insurance companies or mutual benefit associations (MBA) under rehabilitation may opt to reinsure the outstanding policies of the companies they handle if warranted, according to the Insurance Commission (IC).
We reinsure the risk to five reinsurers in the mainstream," he explained.
Paul Owens, chief executive officer for Willis Towers Watson's Global Captive Practice, said captive organizers are exploring how to reinsure pension risk through captives.
The Broker may not insure or reinsure any risk as this does not comply with its license and thus it cannot be held liable to pay any indemnity payable under the reinsurance cover.
Under the terms of the agreement, Aegon will reinsure USD 8.56bn (GBP 6bn) of liabilities to Rothesay Life, followed by a Part VII transfer.
This is because life insurance companies underwrite these premiums in their respective markets and then subsequently reinsure them within the domicile.
(Baa1 stable) announced that it had entered into an agreement to reinsure living benefit guarantees of up to $4 billion for new variable annuity sales.
The recent dust-up between federal officials and state insurance regulators over use of captive insurance companies by insurers to reinsure perceived excess reserves has exposed the anachronism inherent in state insurance regulation.
It has later turned out that the new tax does not violate EU law but the insurers have warned that the state revenues from it will be smaller than expected because they would reinsure their premiums; some have even threatened to relocate their head offices to other EU member states.