A means of indemnity against a future occurrence of an uncertain event.
The car was totalled, but fortunately I had insurance.
The business of providing insurance.
After five years in banking, I switched to insurance.
Metaphoric: Any attempt to anticipate an unfavorable event.
The sky was clear, but I took my umbrella for insurance.
Blackjack: A bet made after the deal, which pays off if the dealer has blackjack.
I only take Insurance if the count is right.
(countable) An Insurance policy