Definition of insured in English:


Syllabification: in·sured
Pronunciation: /inˈSHo͝ord


  • Covered by insurance: the insured car a privately insured patient an insured risk
    More example sentences
    • The additional attraction with all-risks cover is that this insurance covers your insured articles on a 24-hour basis in all locations worldwide.
    • Often it's cheaper to replace insured goods yourself rather than risk increased premiums.
    • The bill for an insured patient depends on the contract between the carrier and the hospital.


(the insured) (plural same) Back to top  
  • A person or organization covered by insurance.
    More example sentences
    • This type of insurance is also known as critical illness cover and pays out a lump sum when the insured is diagnosed with a serious illness covered under the policy.
    • Essentially, it is an investment, similar to purchasing bonds that mature upon the insured's death.
    • The first question is whether the broker acts as agent of the insured, of the insurer, or of both.

More definitions of insured

Definition of insured in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day skosh
Pronunciation: skōSH
a small amount; a little