Sentence Examples with the word insure

The obligation to insure rested on all who were in receipt of wages of not more than two pounds a week.

The company should insure its workers because if uninsured workers end up in the ER, the burden falls on society, not the company.

In the 15th century Alhama, and the neighbouring fortress of Loja, were generally regarded as the keys of the kingdom of Granada, and their capture went far to insure the overthrow of the Moorish power.

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The Mormons settled Utah to insure social isolation, for the security of their theological system.

A state board of equalization has been established to insure equitable taxation.

But in order to insure the speediest end to the voyage, they all agreed to another thing--namely, not to sing out for whales, in case any should be discovered.

Queequeg believed strongly in anointing his boat, and one morning not long after the German ship Jungfrau disappeared, took more than customary pains in that occupation; crawling under its bottom, where it hung over the side, and rubbing in the unctuousness as though diligently seeking to insure a crop of hair from the craft's bald keel.

The residences are of the Spanish colonial type, with heavy walls and large rooms to insure coolness during the heat of the day.

Mutual benefit societies have increased rapidly, both because their advantages have been appreciated, and because, until recently, the state had taken no steps directly to insure workmen against illness.

This would be merely carrying oyster culture a step farther back, and instead of collecting the newly fixed oysters, to obtain the free larvae in numbers and so insure a fall of spat independently of the uncertainty of natural conditions.