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Definition 1: protect by insurance - [verb of communication]

Samples where underwrite or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The insurance won't cover this

Synonyms for underwrite in the sense of this definition

(underwrite is a kind of ...) stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of

"The dealer warrants all the cars he sells" "I warrant this information"

(... is a kind of underwrite ) insure again by assuming all or a part of the liability of an insurance company already covering a risk

(... is a kind of underwrite ) secure against future loss, damage, or liability; give security for

"This plan indemnifies workers against wages lost through illness"

(underwrite has a similar meaning as ...) to take an action to protect against future problems

"Count the cash in the drawer twice just to cover yourself"

(underwrite has a similar meaning as ...) make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities

"he is compensating for being a bad father"

Definition 2: guarantee financial support of - [verb of communication]

Samples where underwrite or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The opera tour was subvented by a bank

Synonyms for underwrite in the sense of this definition

(underwrite is a kind of ...) promise to do or accomplish

"guarantee to free the prisoners"

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