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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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"
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Translations

reinsure

[ˈriːɪnˈʃʊəʳ] VTreasegurar
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reinsure

vtrückversichern; to reinsure one’s car (with same company) → seine Autoversicherung verlängern
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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. I'm afraid that public companies don't save one another for love."
In addition to providing capital for AccuRisk's expansion plans, Greenlight Re, through its subsidiaries, reinsures business produced by AccuRisk.
Still another challenge GE face is that much of the business it reinsures was issued years ago, in New York state, with low prices and generous policy features.
That takes the longevity risk out of the captive and effectively reinsures the pension fund so that it's de-risked.
The African insurance market still reinsures a large portion of the risks it writes locally to European reinsurers, mainly from England, France and Germany.
Under the terms of the quota share, BIC reinsures 90% of Berkley National's premiums and losses effective 1 August 2010.