insure-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: protect by insurance

Our company insures homeowners and businesses.
She insured herself against losses.
Your father insured you to drive his car.
She insured her ring for $5,000.
They refused to insure us because they said we're too old.
Many companies won't insure new or young drivers.

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WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3, 4

Sense Number 2: ensure, assure or guarantee

This insures that persons with disabilities have an equal access to parking.
I insure that final test is fair, but also challenging.
Check to insure that you have allowed enough room for mistakes.

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WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2