Definition of Self-insurance

1. Noun. Insuring yourself by setting aside money to cover possible losses rather than by purchasing an insurance policy.

Generic synonyms: Insurance



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Self-insurance

self-incrimination
self-induced
self-inductance
self-induction
self-indulgence
self-indulgent
self-infection
self-inflicted
self-injure
self-injured
self-injures
self-injuring
self-injury
self-insertion
self-insurance (current term)
self-interest
self-involved
self-justification
self-justificatory
self-kill
self-killing
self-knowledge
self-learning
self-life
self-limited
self-limited disease
self-loader
self-loading
self-locking

Literary usage of Self-insurance

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1. Insurance: Principles and Practices by Robert Riegel, Harry James Loman (1921)
"self-insurance.—self-insurance is the endeavor of one who is subject to a risk to lay aside periodically sums which in time will provide a fund for ..."

2. Insurance, Principles and Practices by Robert Riegel, Henry James Loman (1922)
"self-insurance.—self-insurance is the endeavor of one who is subject to a risk to lay aside periodically sums which in time will provide a fund for ..."

3. Marine Insurance by Solomon Stephen Huebner (1920)
"In other words, there is self-insurance instead of a transfer of the risk to an outside independent underwriter. In one sense the owner may be considered as ..."

4. Marine Insurance by Solomon Stephen Huebner (1920)
"self-insurance.— Our list of insurers would not be complete without ... In other words, there is self-insurance instead of a transfer of the risk to an ..."

5. The Popular Science Monthly (1874)
"The two new technical terms "self-insurance" and "insurance value," which I have ... And the law has stepped in and made it emphatically a self- insurance, ..."

6. Principles of Ocean Transportation by Emory Richard Johnson, Grover Gerhardt Huebner (1918)
"self-insurance plans, 242. Government marine insurance, 243. Development of marine insurance in the United States, 243. Risks insured in the United States ..."

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