self-insure
verb Date: 1932 to insure oneself; especially to practice self-insurance • self-insurer noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • self-insure — ˌself inˈsure verb [intransitive, transitive] INSURANCE in the US and some other countries, if a company self insures, it keeps money specially to pay for any accidents to employees, harm caused to others etc, instead of buying insurance from an… …   Financial and business terms

  • self–insure — self–in·sure /ˌself in shu̇r/ vt: to insure by self insurance (as in workers compensation) an employer wishing to self–insure its liability Pennsylvania Statutes vi: to use self insurance a governmental agency that self–insure s self–in·sur·er n …   Law dictionary

  • self-insure — self′ insure′ v. t. insured, insuring bus to protect (one s property or interests) by means of self insurance • Etymology: 1930–35 self′ insur′er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • Self-insure — A method of managing risk by setting aside a pool of money to be used if an unexpected loss occurs. Theoretically, one can self insure against any type of loss. However, in practice, most people choose to buy insurance against potentially large,… …   Investment dictionary

  • self-insure — /self in shoor , self /, v., self insured, self insuring. v.t. 1. to subject (one s property or interests) to self insurance. v.i. 2. to insure with self insurance. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • self-insure — /self in shoor , self /, v., self insured, self insuring. v.t. 1. to subject (one s property or interests) to self insurance. v.i. 2. to insure with self insurance. [1930 35] …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-insurer — self insure ˌself inˈsure verb [intransitive, transitive] INSURANCE in the US and some other countries, if a company self insures, it keeps money specially to pay for any accidents to employees, harm caused to others etc, instead of buying… …   Financial and business terms

  • self-insurance — self insure ˌself inˈsure verb [intransitive, transitive] INSURANCE in the US and some other countries, if a company self insures, it keeps money specially to pay for any accidents to employees, harm caused to others etc, instead of buying… …   Financial and business terms

  • self-insurer — noun see self insure …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • self-insured — See self insure. * * * …   Universalium

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