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5 definitions found
 for Insured
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Insurant \In*sur"ant\, n.
     The person insured, called also the insured. --Champness.
     [1913 Webster +PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Insure \In"sure\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Insured; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Insuring.] [OE. ensuren, prob. for assuren, by a change of
     prefix. See 1st In-, and Sure, and cf. Assure,
     Ensure.] [Written also ensure.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. To make sure or secure; as, to insure safety to any one.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. 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; as, a merchant insures his ship or its cargo, or
        both, against the dangers of the sea; goods and buildings
        are insured against fire or water; persons are insured
        against sickness, accident, or death; and sometimes
        hazardous debts are insured.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  insured
      adj 1: covered by insurance; "an insured risk"; "all members of
             the film cast and crew are insured" [ant: uninsured]
      n 1: a person whose interests are protected by an insurance
           policy; a person who contracts for an insurance policy that
           indemnifies him against loss of property or life or health
           etc. [syn: insured, insured person]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  22 Moby Thesaurus words for "insured":
     assured, certain, certified, covered, ensured, guaranteed, immune,
     immunized, intact, protected, safe, safe and sound, secure,
     secured, sure, undamaged, unharmed, unhurt, unscathed,
     unthreatened, untouched, warranted
  
  

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  INSURED, contracts. The person who procures an insurance on his property. 
       2. It is the duty of the insured to pay the premium, and to represent 
  fully and fairly all the circumstances relating to the subject-matter of the 
  insurance, which may influence the determination of the underwriters in 
  undertaking the risk, or estimating the premium. A concealment of such facts 
  amounts to a fraud, which avoids the contract. 1 Marsh. Ins. 464; Park, Ins. 
  h. t. 
  
  

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