Overinsured



[in-shoo r, -shur] /ɪnˈʃʊər, -ˈʃɜr/

verb (used with object), insured, insuring.
1.
to guarantee against loss or harm.
2.
to secure indemnity to or on, in case of loss, damage, or death.
3.
to issue or procure an policy on or for.
4.
(defs 1–3).
verb (used without object), insured, insuring.
5.
to issue or procure an policy.
/ɪnˈʃʊə; -ˈʃɔː/
verb
1.
(often foll by against) to guarantee or protect (against risk, loss, etc): we insured against disappointment by making an early reservation
2.
(often foll by against) to issue (a person) with an insurance policy or take out an insurance policy (on): his house was heavily insured against fire, after all his car accidents the company refuses to insure him again
3.
another word (esp US) for ensure (sense 1), ensure (sense 2)
adjective

having more insurance coverage than necessary
v.

mid-15c., insuren, spelling variant of ensuren (see ensure). Took on its particular sense of “make safe against loss by payment of premiums” from mid-17c. (replacing assure in that meaning). Related: Insured; insuring.

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