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insure (someone or something) with (something)

To buy insurance for someone or something from a particular company (named after "with"). I insured my new car with Smith Insurance after my parents suggested it.
See also: insure

insure against (something)

To protect someone or something against something. One policy can't insure against every issue you'll encounter with your business, you know.
See also: insure
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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.
See also: insure

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.
See also: insure
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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This is meant to protect the insurer from getting an insured that it neither contracted for nor would want to insure in any instance.
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.
The lease, however, also required the tenant to insure the glass from first dollar.
Andrew's devastation exposed another common error: failure to insure against floods, which, like earthquakes, require supplemental insurance.