Underwrite Synonyms & Definitions

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• UnderwriteDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (v. t.) To write under something else; to subscribe.
  2. (v. i.) To practice the business of insuring; to take a risk of insurance on a vessel or the like.
  3. (v. t.) To subscribe ones name to for insurance, especially for marine insurance; to write ones name under, or set ones name to, as a policy of insurance, for the purpose of becoming answerable for loss or damage, on consideration of receiving a certain premium per cent; as, individuals, as well as companies, may underwrite policies of insurance.

• UnderwriterDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) One who underwrites his name to the conditions of an insurance policy, especially of a marine policy; an insurer.