insured

[ in-shoo rd, -shurd ]
/ ɪnˈʃʊərd, -ˈʃɜrd /

noun

the person, group, or organization whose life or property is covered by an insurance policy.

Nearby words

  1. insurable,
  2. insurable interest,
  3. insurance,
  4. insurant,
  5. insure,
  6. insurer,
  7. insurgence,
  8. insurgency,
  9. insurgent,
  10. insurgents

Origin of insured

First recorded in 1675–85; insure + -ed2

Related formsun·in·sured, adjectivewell-in·sured, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for insureds

insured

/ (ɪnˈʃʊəd, -ˈʃɔːd) /

adjective

covered by insurancean insured risk

noun

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