[ in-shoord, -shurd ]
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  1. the person, group, or organization whose life or property is covered by an insurance policy.

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Origin of insured

First recorded in 1675–85; insure + -ed2

Other words from insured

  • un·in·sured, adjective
  • well-in·sured, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for insured


/ (ɪnˈʃʊəd, -ˈʃɔːd) /

  1. covered by insurance: an insured risk

  1. the person, persons, or organization covered by an insurance policy

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