- a person who underwrites, or finances something
- a person who underwrites issues of stocks, bonds, etc.
- an employee of an insurance company who determines the acceptability of risks, the premiums that should be charged, etc.
- an agent who underwrites insurance
See underwriter in American Heritage Dictionary 4
One that underwrites, especially:
a. A person or firm engaged in the insurance business.
b. An insurance agent who assesses the risk of enrolling an applicant for coverage or a policy.
c. One that guarantees the purchase of a full issue of stocks or bonds.
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