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Underwrite  v. i.  (past underwrote, obs. underwrit; past part. underwritten, obs. underwrit; pres. part. underwriting)  To practice the business of insuring; to take a risk of insurance on a vessel or the like.

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"Underwrite" Quotes from Famous Books

... Owen for the first time the title of captain. "Having undergone a thorough refit, we hope that she will require no fresh repairs for some time to come. We intend to insure her among our friends in Dublin, and they, knowing her good qualities and your careful character, would be ready to underwrite her at a moderate premium considering ...
— The Missing Ship - The Log of the "Ouzel" Galley • W. H. G. Kingston

Words linked to "Underwrite" :   subvention, insure, subvent, overcompensate, reinsure, indemnify, underwriter, guarantee, warrant

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