ensure vs insure

ensure insure

Definitions

  • 1) be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
  • 2) make certain of
  • 3) Seeinsure.
  • 4) See insure.
  • 5) To make sure or certain; insure.
  • 6) obsolete To betroth.
  • 7) obsolete To betroth.
  • 8) To make sure. See insure.

Definitions

  • 1) transitive To provide for compensation if some specified risk occurs. Often agreed by policy (contract) to offer financial compensation in case of an accident, theft or other undesirable event.
  • 2) Alternative spelling of ensure: (transitive) To make sure or certain of; guarantee.
  • 3) intransitive To deal in such contracts; subscribe to a policy of insurance
  • 4) perhaps nonstandard Alternative form of assure: (transitive) To give confidence in the trustworthiness of.
  • 5) transitive To provide for compensation if some specified risk occurs. Often agreed by policy (contract) to offer financial compensation in case of an accident, theft or other undesirable event.
  • 6) perhaps nonstandard Alternative form of assure: (transitive) To give confidence in the trustworthiness of.
  • 7) intransitive To deal in such contracts; subscribe to a policy of insurance
  • 8) be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
  • 9) protect by insurance
  • 10) take out insurance for
  • 11) make certain of
  • 12) Specifically To guarantee or secure indemnity for future loss or damage (as to a building from fire, or to a person from accident or death) on certain stipulated conditions; make a subject of insurance; assure: as, to insure a ship or its cargo, or both, against the dangers of the sea; to insure a house against fire.
  • 13) Synonyms Insure, Assure. Assure may express the making certain in mind: as, I was assured of safety by his friendly manner; insure has not this sense. Insure is a possible word to express the making certain in fact, and is more common than ensure: as, his lack of money insured his early return; assure has not this sense. Insure and assure are both used of the act of pledging a payment of money upon loss or death, but assure is rarely used in that sense in the United States.
  • 14) To make sure, certain, or secure; give assurance of; assure: as, to insure safety to any one.
  • 15) To undertake to secure or assure against loss or damage on receipt of a certain payment or premium; make insurance: as, the company insures at a low premium.
  • 16) To pledge; betroth.
  • 17) Topledge;betroth.
  • 18) To buy or sell insurance.
  • 19) To provide or arrange insurance for.
  • 20) To make sure, certain, or secure.
  • 21) To acquire or have insurance for.
  • 22) To underwrite; to make insurance.
  • 23) 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
  • 24) To make sure or secure.

Examples

  • 1) It also ensures they add a bit of crunch and texture to your filling.
  • 2) It has now launched an investigation into the ticket sales industry to ensure consumers are protected.
  • 3) The government must ensure consumers are getting their energy at a fair and affordable price.
  • 4) One of the difficulties pollsters face is ensuring that the people they reach are typical.
  • 5) And how much sun screen should you slap on to ensure you are protected?
  • 6) She must ensure these firms put profits second to providing this essential service at the cheapest cost.
  • 7) It said many positive measures had been introduced since then to ensure that young people were protected.
  • 8) We will also ensure these matters are addressed urgently by the supplier in the best interests of the workers.
  • 9) As they get older we teach them how cookers work, carefully supervising to ensure they're safe.
  • 10) To ensure direction of the interview the interviewer will need to focus replies.
  • 11) You can talk about money in a calm and factual way that ensures people listen.
  • 12) Western navies patrol it to ensure their safe passage.
  • 13) Most of these have now undergone a fix to ensure users are protected.
  • 14) They also ensure that it retains its colour in winter before bursting back into life in spring.
  • 15) Blackpool need a victory to ensure that they avoid relegation.
  • 16) They must also ensure that the food produces precisely the right puns.
  • 17) The moon returns to your birth sign ensuring people will be receptive to your ideas and requests.
  • 18) So here are our tips to help you ensure your safe return home during the big freeze.
  • 19) The bank will also ensure you do not pay bank charges due to this problem.
  • 20) The calm way you talk about money ensures people take you seriously.
  • 21) It is imperative to ensure you also get a share of the goodies.
  • 22) But he must now ensure that the last laugh in this saga is not on himself.
  • 23) Justice is partly about ensuring people see the error of their ways.
  • 24) The government must also ensure that the system is not susceptible to security breaches that have happened with other online data.
  • 25) The staff were amazingly efficient and always pointed us in the right direction to ensure that we made the most of our stay.
  • 26) Only the regulator can ensure cabs are safe and rooms not a health risk, they contend.
  • 27) To ensure yours is protected, search the sites using the address of your flat.
  • 28) This is the best way to ensure the safe future of the animals involved as well as staff whose employment relies on the sport.
  • 29) Our responsibility is to ensure that the direction we're going in conforms to Scripture.
  • 30) Reminding me for all the world of wooden-faced commissars delivering set speeches to "the masses," who from time to time were expected to break out in "prolonged, stormy applause," city officials tried to ensure from the start that no real dialogue would take place.
  • 31) Civil discourse and outreach work in ensure these communities do no feel alienated and disenfranchised.
  • 32) What it does ensure is that the oil companies make more money.
  • 33) What we need the most of they ensure is always in the shortest supply!
  • 34) All that will ensure is that the 401 will be as crowded as ever this afternoon between Toronto and Windsor.
  • 35) What people like Rick Santorum want to ensure is that OUR kids REMAIN in unmarried homes.
  • 36) What we have to ensure is that Canada is on the vanguard of this revolution and not one of its victims.
  • 37) On the eve of the birth of NAFTA, the first thing to ensure is also a true Canadian internal market, an additional parallel between our two countries.
  • 38) What we have to ensure is that Canadian federalism is flexible and supple enough to accommodate Quebec and the special characteristics of other regions also.
  • 39) ‘Dog owners must by law ensure their pet wears a collar and tag with their name and address on it.’
  • 40) ‘We must now ensure that ending sexism is addressed as part of the debates about the future.’
  • 41) ‘True enough, yet it also ensures any accurate commentary can be posted as well.’
  • 42) ‘Use of an electronic device ensures collection of accurate, rapidly accessible spirometric data.’
  • 43) ‘This guarantee ensures the full value is repayable should any structural issues arise.’
  • 44) ‘To establish balance within ourselves ensures our own welfare and the welfare of society.’
  • 45) ‘It recommends that leaders should consider ensuring their place in history in other ways.’
  • 46) ‘So exfoliate and moisturise to ensure an even application and an accurate skin tone.’
  • 47) ‘He is responsible for ensuring the thousands of results are recorded correctly.’
  • 48) ‘If you must do something, try ensuring the quality of company information improves instead.’
  • 49) ‘The software also ensures each site has ecommerce hosting and a secure server for credit card transactions.’
  • 50) ‘Due to annual visits to all member establishments, quality control was ensured.’
  • 51) ‘They must also take action to ensure the system is not used for money laundering.’
  • 52) ‘He checks the dustbins behind his shops to ensure fresh produce is not being discarded.’
  • 53) ‘Is it ethical to end life when we are not sure that this will help to ensure the safety of our society?’
  • 54) ‘As with any new event it will be important to ensure the pace notes are accurate.’
  • 55) ‘Their small size ensures a level of intimacy not found in larger establishments.’
  • 56) ‘One of the many checks we do is to ensure mail is coming from actual registered domains.’
  • 57) ‘He is credited with ensuring that government funding for education was not siphoned off for other purposes.’
  • 58) ‘He did not wish to elaborate on the forensic breakthrough but said he remained focused on ensuring justice was done.’
  • 59) ‘Legislation has been passed in many countries geared to ensuring gender balance.’
  • 60) ‘He must ensure their safety and welfare and will act as a contact in forced marriage cases.’
  • 61) ‘The incident has prompted police to warn parents to ensure the safety of children in cars.’
  • 62) ‘It is our goal to establish a lasting relationship with you, ensuring a home that always lives up to your ideal.’
  • 63) ‘Coaches tell players to make sure they land on their stomachs to ensure a speedy play on the ball.’
  • 64) ‘John's focus was ensuring the stability and future success of the brewing premises.’
  • 65) ‘To be so selective is to go some way towards ensuring the self-fulfilment of his prophecy.’
  • 66) ‘Ushering harmony in society is the first step towards ensuring peace in the entire country.’
  • 67) ‘Such a measure would help in ensuring participation of everyone in the drive, they added.’
  • 68) ‘Decentralisation of power is the key to ensuring smooth conduct of examinations.’
  • 69) ‘Commercial relationships should be continually monitored to ensure against inappropriate exploitation of the organization's name or reputation and undue interference or influence of commercial interests.’
  • 70) ‘It was therefore up to them to ensure against a collapse and they did so convincingly.’
  • 71) ‘The oath that voters are required to sign is enough to ensure against fraudulent voting.’
  • 72) ‘This is an organisation where there is opportunity to enjoy your leisure, learn a new skill, enjoy an old one and pass on your valuable experience of life to others and, in so doing, ensure against loneliness and boredom.’
  • 73) ‘However, it has set out ten modifications to the proposed scheme, which include design amendments to the proposed road surface to ensure against flooding.’
  • 74) ‘If affordable, car owners should have their own officially licensed emission test devices to ensure against possible police accusations of unsatisfactory results.’
  • 75) ‘Under this piece of legislation employers (as owners or occupiers) have a general duty to ensure against the outbreak of fire in their premises.’
  • 76) ‘One of the ways to ensure against endangering your children in cold weather is to know whether it's too cold to go out, or if your child is dressed adequately.’
  • 77) ‘And, to ensure against dummy candidates, the touts entertained only students with valid admission cards.’
  • 78) ‘I don't know if there is a direct corelation between the results of the health check and the joining fee, but it would be a good way to ensure against death on the treadmill.’
  • 79) ‘The studios test, poll, cajole, advertise, and inveigh in an effort to ensure against failure.’
  • 80) ‘Second, there are literally trillions of dollars of credit guarantees that have been created in this melee of reckless credit creation, supposedly ensuring against investor losses.’
  • 81) ‘The primary responsibility for ensuring against abuse must rest with faculty peers, and must begin with rigorous hiring practices.’
  • 82) ‘Only the engine driver who had this permit could travel the track, thus ensuring against meeting another train coming in the opposite direction.’
  • 83) ‘The provision ensures against impugning acquisition in these circumstances.’
  • 84) ‘With tire levers, a tube and a mini-pump, you're ensured against most road- or trail-side breakdowns.’
  • 85) ‘The object of the contract is to ensure against accidental death and injuries, and the contract must not be construed so as to defeat that object, nor so as to render it practically illusory.’
  • 86) ‘The estimate is said to create a liability distinct from the underlying actual liability to remit amounts, and it is combined with provisions, including subsection of that section, that ensure against double payment.’
  • 87) ‘Each hive was allowed at least 30 min to cool between trials, and the ‘hot’ section was staggered between trials to ensure against an undetected preference for a given hive location.’
  • 88) ‘Keeping customers' data confidential involves using tools that ensure against data leakage but, just as importantly, it calls for employee awareness and other non-technical measures, he says.’
  • 89) This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us

Examples

  • 1) Straight to your house using insured couriers.
  • 2) This is twice as much as it costs to insure my two cars.
  • 3) The other kind of policy will insure things you own around the shared house.
  • 4) You do not have to own a property to insure against accidents that happen there.
  • 5) They will be responsible for insuring the car and complying with all legal and regulatory requirements.
  • 6) The issuer undertakes to insure this property and to keep it in good repair.
  • 7) My name would appear on documents to insure the cars.
  • 8) Since then the family has been unable to insure the property.
  • 9) Many who lost property were not insured against earthquake damage.
  • 10) They will be responsible for taxing and insuring the car and complying with all legal and regulatory requirements.
  • 11) They add that the charge was because there was a gap between cover when your car was not insured.
  • 12) As an economy grows its population demands more personal insurance and more ambitious business projects need to insure against failure.
  • 13) It is industry practice to reflect this increased risk in the insurance premium of all cars insured by that individual.
  • 14) Is your property insured against terror?
  • 15) The company will insure, value and store all items at no charge.
  • 16) I explained that it was taking away my choice of insuring with another company.
  • 17) If he will not be insured under your policy, then you cannot allow him to drive without insurance.
  • 18) And was the house insured?
  • 19) Another problem for the men is that the drugs company was insured only to a total of 2 million for the trials.
  • 20) Up to last weekend I had two cars and my house insured with them.
  • 21) I consider it essential to insure my house, despite the various guarantees issued by the builders.
  • 22) Defence policy needs to insure against long-term risks, not only current threats.
  • 23) And you, as financial manager, can decide whether the company ought to insure.
  • 24) When she died, the insurance company cancelled the policy, because it would not insure an empty house.
  • 25) The fact that some cannot afford or more specifcially many choose not to insure is yet another reason we cannot employ to infer we have a problem.
  • 26) So if a 20-year-old who costs just $800 a year to insure is forced to pay $2,500, a 62-year-old who costs $7,500 would pay no more than $5,000.
  • 27) The most expensive group to insure is that way because they cost a lot to insure.
  • 28) The Compact Oxford Reference Dictionary defines the word insure as "arrange for compensation in the event of damage to or loss off (property, life or person), in exchange for regular payments to a company."
  • 29) The overhead costs of large companies that self-insure is 5 to 10 percent of premiums), companies in the small group market spend 25 to 27 percent of premiums, and individual insurance spends 40 percent of premiums on administration.
  • 30) It may make sense for an individual to self-insure, that is go bare or elect a policy with a very high deductible, when they can afford a hit on account of property loss.
  • 31) In the US having a Mexican plated car is no big deal: you can keep it there for a year, no permit, no nothing: just have to insure, which is easy to do. jl1
  • 32) My out of pocket cost was just under $800 a month, along with higher co-pays for office visits and care. despite all of my health problems, I opted to self-insure - in other words, to pay as I go.
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  • 34) ‘The wife shall ensure the property is fully insured for all perils to closing at her expense and for full insurable value.’
  • 35) ‘No carrier will insure a high-risk property if a loss of, say, $3 billion would wipe out the company before government aid kicks in.’
  • 36) ‘Both insure against loss or damage to gear and set premiums on declared value.’
  • 37) ‘There is imposed upon the employer an obligation to insure against loss or damage by all these perils, in quite general terms.’
  • 38) ‘insurers believe that this category, often ignored, is just as important as insuring property and equipment.’
  • 39) ‘Unless a property is adequately insured, the owner could have to pay a proportion of the reinstatement costs.’
  • 40) ‘The very public policy reason insurers do not insure against punitive damages, is that we don't want insurance to cover the perpetrators of intentional bad acts.’
  • 41) ‘I would be surprised if it were not insured for damages for libel or defamation anywhere in the world, and if it is not, then it should be.’
  • 42) ‘Those who have third party cover are not insured for water damage to their vehicles.’
  • 43) ‘He was not insured for either loss, and they follow the disastrous John Street Market fire last year which wiped out Mr Raper's stall.’
  • 44) ‘They were insured for the loss but the insurance company then came after me to recoup the costs.’
  • 45) ‘The object of the contract is to insure against accidental death and injuries, and the contract must not be construed so as to defeat that object, nor so as to render it practically illusory.’
  • 46) ‘Can he insure the property with another insurer?’
  • 47) ‘The entire nuclear power industry is only insured for $9.3 billion.’
  • 48) ‘When it comes to motor vehicles, be sure that you are insured for the correct value and don't forget extras like a canopy and bull-bars when determining this.’
  • 49) ‘Some insurance firms will not insure a property if it still has older wiring.’
  • 50) ‘That's why we will find a way of enabling people to insure against the loss of their homes and savings if they have to go into care.’
  • 51) ‘It was for the individual to insure his property against fire; it was not for the community to do this for him.’
  • 52) ‘But what players had the wherewithal to insure against potential energy losses for the entire State of California?’
  • 53) ‘She said that only five per cent of private property was insured.’
  • 54) ‘First, that it was an ordinary personal accident policy whereby payment of the sums insured was independent of any fault by anybody.’
  • 55) ‘So… are the sums insured up to date and adequate?’
  • 56) ‘But either they cover the risks required to be insured against by section 143 and 145 of the Road Traffic Act 1972 and applied by the certificates or they do not.’
  • 57) ‘GE is certainly going to suffer a net economic loss if any of their executives or even middle managers drop dead - are you going to keep them from insuring the risk?’
  • 58) ‘Well, I mean, you would have to know exactly what he means by insuring the risks.’
  • 59) ‘Flood risk used to be insured separately but that stopped in the 1960s when it was seen as an integral part of household cover and brought into building and contents policies.’
  • 60) ‘Merrill added a new question to its monthly poll, about whether investors insured the currency risk of their dollar investments.’
  • 61) ‘Insurance has been around for a long, long time, but it's just the popularity of insuring the risks of faltering stock prices, rising interest rates, and credit losses that has taken the world by storm during this cycle.’
  • 62) ‘They want to better identify the risk they are insuring, and they also want the client to take on the management of the risk.’
  • 63) ‘It may be wildly unlikely, but then a couple of lines on a map changing the route of the pylons is a small premium if it will insure them against such an awful possibility.’
  • 64) ‘The article on previous page explains what you are insured against with standard cover.’
  • 65) ‘If you are insured against something bad happening to you, like being unemployed, then you will be less prone to prevent it from happening than you would be without the insurance.’
  • 66) ‘Make sure you read the small print and understand exactly what you are insured against.’
  • 67) ‘The insurance policy insured Mr Paine against specified risks including fire.’
  • 68) ‘What does permanent health insurance and critical illness cover insure you against?’
  • 69) ‘How can they possibly be willing to insure me against gambling losses?’
  • 70) ‘Because you can prove ownership, you can more easily buy and sell your assets, insure them against loss, borrow against them, and protect them in court.’
  • 71) ‘Apart from protecting your comics it is also important to insure them against damage and theft.’
  • 72) ‘Northern Bank was not insured against such a crime.’
  • 73) ‘We now know that the Scream is not insured against theft, only against fire or water damage.’
  • 74) ‘But as we have discovered there is the world of difference between celluloid horror and the real thing and no amount of film can insure us against reality.’
  • 75) ‘Such cases of resale of computer will be difficult because the buyer will not be able to insure them against theft without an invoice in their name.’
  • 76) ‘In the early nineties he had complained that film companies were getting reluctant to insure him against finishing a film, but he still continued to work as often as he could.’
  • 77) ‘While one can, I suspect, develop highly efficient nuclear technologies, the expense of insuring them against being blown up is likely to be a long-term economic issue.’
  • 78) ‘Social Security, on the other hand, insures you against periods of unemployment, since retirement benefits depend only on your highest 35 years of work.’
  • 79) ‘Being rich never insures you against being unhappy.’
  • 80) ‘The law of rhythm obeys the law of averages, thereby insuring us against continuous bad luck.’
  • 81) ‘They are ensuring their profitability, not insuring us against the collective risk we all face from unknowable health disasters, minor to major to life-ending.’
  • 82) ‘We can maximize our health potential in the 21st century by giving the body what it needs on a cellular level, insuring us against may degenerative diseases that are prevalent in today's society.’
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