Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun insurance

3 senses of insurance

Sense 1
insurance -- (promise of reimbursement in the case of loss; paid to people or companies so concerned about hazards that they have made prepayments to an insurance company)
       => security, protection -- (defense against financial failure; financial independence; "his pension gave him security in his old age"; "insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness")

Sense 2
policy, insurance policy, insurance -- (written contract or certificate of insurance; "you should have read the small print on your policy")
       => contract -- (a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law)

Sense 3
indemnity, insurance -- (protection against future loss)
       => protection, shelter -- (the condition of being protected; "they were huddled together for protection"; "he enjoyed a sense of peace and protection in his new home")

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