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Definition of "insured" []

  • One who has or is covered by an insurance policy. Also called assured. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "insured" in a sentence
  • "That has become much tougher because lenders have tightened standards, but Mr. Wagner says the growing availability of U. S.-insured loans insured by the Federal Housing Administration is helping."
  • "From where I sit, the person insured is getting screwed by the insurer, and the government refuses to enforce the law."
  • "Requiring a contractor to be insured is really the main good thing about licensing of contractors in Maryland."