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 for Insuring
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.
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     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.
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