insure

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insure is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
insure

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Plain form
insure

Third-person singular
insures

Past tense
insured

Past participle
insured

Present participle
insuring

  1. (transitive) If you insure something, you pay money so that if something bad happens to it, you will get more money.
    We will insure your home against damage caused by fire.
    The car was only insured for $10,000.
  2. Insure is a less common spelling of ensure.

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