Definition of underwrite

Definition of underwrite
  1. underwrite Verb To write (something) below something else.
  2. underwrite Verb To subscribe (a document, policy etc.) with one's name.
  3. underwrite Verb To sign; to put one's name to.
  4. underwrite Verb Specifically, to assume financial responsibility for something, and guarantee it against failure.
  5. underwrite Verb To act as an underwriter.
  6. underwrite Verb To support, lend support to, guarantee the basis of.
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