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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Insure  \In"sure\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Insured};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Insuring}.]  [OE.  ensuren,  prob.  for  assuren,  by  a  change  of 
  prefix.  See  1st  {In-},  and  {Sure},  and  cf  {Assure}, 
  {Ensure}.]  [Written  also  {ensure}.] 
  1.  To  make  sure  or  secure;  as  to  insure  safety  to  any  one 
 
  2.  Specifically,  to  secure  against  a  loss  by  a  contingent 
  event,  on  certain  stipulated  conditions,  or  at  a  given 
  rate  or  premium;  to  give  or  to  take  an  insurance  on  or 
  for  as  a  merchant  insures  his  ship  or  its  cargo,  or 
  both  against  the  dangers  of  the  sea;  goods  and  buildings 
  are  insured  against  fire  or  water;  persons  are  insured 
  against  sickness,  accident,  or  death;  and  sometimes 
  hazardous  debts  are  insured. 




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