Definitions of "underwrite"
  1. The act of promising to cover a particular loss or damage as part of an insurance deal
  2. The process of creating or determining the terms of an insurance policy
  3. Agreeing to buy securities, either wholly or in part, at a set price and date with the intent of selling them to the public later
  4. Providing financial backing or ensuring financial assistance for a project or venture
  5. Evaluating the potential risks involved in a loan
How to use "underwrite" in a sentence
  1. The insurance company decided to underwrite the risk for the commercial building.
  2. The bank will underwrite the terms of the new auto insurance policy.
  3. The investment bank agreed to underwrite the new bond issuance with the ambition of reselling it to its retail customers.

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