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insure against something

to guard or protect against something. You must insure against theft and fire. I will insure against all risks.
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insure someone or something (against something) (for something)

to provide insurance for someone or something against certain perils up to a certain amount of money. I insured my wife against accidental death for $100,000. We insured the car for its current value against all losses.

insure someone or something with something

to provide insurance for someone or something from a specific company. I insured Amy with a fine old insurance company. We insured the car with Acme Insurance in Adamsville.
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Later, Company A enters into a tax insurance contract to insure the deal in exchange for a premium of $10 million, and arranges to have SwissRe underwrite the tax liability for the full amount of $220 million.
What a business pays for a building, and what the business should insure it for are two different issues.
By law, HUD cannot insure a reverse mortgage above the local FHA loan limit.
To assess the distribution of mortgage credit risk, we have combined data collected in conjunction with the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) with data submitted by private mortgage insurers about the mortgages they insure.
For example, a couple aged 65 to 75 who today could set aside about $1 million of income-producing assets could probably insure their remaining estate from depletion due to long-term nursing-home costs, assuming inflation and the escalating costs of nursing-home care do not require premature depletion of principal.
Upon a complete evaluation of these risks, a corporation's management may make the ultimate decision to insure some or all of these risks in a captive.
A new California law requires insurers to divulge policies they wrote to insure slaves.
The American Association of Insurance Services has filed a new homeowners endorsement that makes it easier to insure, among other things, the growing number of personal trusts being created by households.