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.
Absent regulation, insurers make money by refusing to insure people who are likely to need medical care.
I'm willing to forfeit privacy to a certain degree to insure national security.
Yet no resources, that we know of, insure us against this event.
Then came the cartful of our dead, whom we were carrying with us to insure their decent burial.
Fifty years' current expense to insure the empire's peace would not equal waste of one such serious conflict.
Not I, old gentleman; I've got too much respect for old age, I'll insure you.
If it should break forth into a storm, who can insure us that in its progress a part of its fury would not be spent upon us?
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.