And the FDIC was created to insure deposits against banks using them as chips on a dangerous speculative betting table.
As a freelance writer under the old dispensation, I had qualified as a Sole Proprietor and was able to insure both of us.
“Families like the Mubaraks pay big bucks to insure that investigations to find their money lead nowhere,” he said.
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.