One that insures, especially an insurance underwriter.(noun)
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Use "insurer" in a sentence
"For example, your real-estate closing attorney does not disclose that he is accepting a "kickback" from the title insurer he has hired to safeguard the home you are purchasing."
"Cathy Pearson, an elementary school teacher who recently bought her first home, in San Clemente, Calif., says she accepted as “a given” the title insurer chosen by real-estate agents involved in the transaction."
"Fidelity National Financial fell 3.30, or 15%, to 19.30 after the title insurer said it would sell 13.3 million shares."