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3 definitions found
 for reinsure
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Reinsure \Re`in*sure"\ (-sh?r"), v. t.
     1. To insure again after a former insurance has ceased; to
        renew insurance on.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To insure, as life or property, in favor of one who has
        taken an insurance risk upon it.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              The insurer may cause the property insured to be
              reinsured by other persons.           --Walsh.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  re-insure \re-insure\ v.
     1. to provide additional insurance for.
  
     Syn: reinsure.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. to insure again by transferring to another insurance
        company all or a part of a liability assumed.
  
     Syn: reinsure.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  reinsure
      v 1: provide additional insurance for
      2: insure again by transferring to another insurance company all
         or a part of a liability assumed
      3: insure again by assuming all or a part of the liability of an
         insurance company already covering a risk

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