insurer

[in-shoo r-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 of insurer

First recorded in 1645–55; insure + -er1
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insurer

noun
  1. a person or company offering insurance policies in return for premiums
  2. a person or thing that insures
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Word Origin and History for insurer
n.

1650s, agent noun from insure.

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