a person whose life, property, etc. is insured against loss
nounpl. insured insured or in·sureds
One who has or is covered by an insurance policy.
- Covered by an insurance policy.
- A person covered by an insurance policy.
- simple past tense and past participle of insure
insured - Legal Definition
A person who pays for and receives the prospective benefit of an insurance policy.
Variant of insure
transitive verbinsured, insuring
- to contract to be paid or to pay money in the case of loss of (life, property, etc.); take out or issue insurance on (something or someone)
Origin of insureMiddle English ensuren: see ensure
to give or take out insurance