underwrite
1. [ verb ] (finance) guarantee financial support of
Synonyms: subvention subvent
Examples:

"The opera tour was subvented by a bank"

Related terms: undertake subvention
2. [ verb ] protect by insurance
Synonyms: insure cover
Examples:

"The insurance won't cover this"

Related terms: guarantee reinsure indemnify cover cover insurance insurer coverage
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