insurer

[in-shoor-er, -shur-]
noun
1.
a person or company that contracts to indemnify another in the event of loss or damage; underwriter.
2.
a person or thing that insures.
3.
a person who sells insurance.

Origin:
1645–55; insure + -er1

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insurer (ɪnˈʃʊərə, -ˈʃɔː-)
 
n
1.  a person or company offering insurance policies in return for premiums
2.  a person or thing that insures

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Example sentences for insurers
It is borne by the parties to whose property the misfortune happens or by their insurers.
But in practice the contributions are paid by the insurers of the several interests.
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