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 ?
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.
The legislation approved by Congress last month expanded the reach of sanctions so that the president may impose them on any firm that insures or reinsures any shipments of refined petroleum into Iran.
In Chapter 6, the author provides a detailed description of an excess of loss reinsurance arrangement in which the federal government reinsures the top 1 percent of the health insurance loss distribution, drawing a comparison between the high-risk health reinsurance plan and comparable public-private plans for terrorism, natural disasters, and the aforementioned high-risk state programs.
As a result National Indemnity Company now reinsures all Equitas' liabilities; provides a further $5.
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.