coinsure

[ koh-in-shoor, -shur- ]
/ ˌkoʊ ɪnˈʃʊər, -ˈʃɜr- /

verb (used with or without object), co·in·sured, co·in·sur·ing.

to insure jointly with another or others.
to insure on the basis of coinsurance.

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Origin of coinsure

First recorded in 1895–1900; co- + insure

OTHER WORDS FROM coinsure

co·in·sur·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for coinsure

coinsure
/ (ˌkəʊɪnˈʃʊə, -ˈʃɔː) /

verb

(intr) to take out coinsurance
to insure (property) jointly with another

Derived forms of coinsure

coinsurer, noun
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