Medicate vs Insurance - What's the difference?

medicate | insurance |

As a verb medicate

is to prescribe or administer medication.

As a noun insurance is

a means of indemnity against a future occurrence of an uncertain event.




  • To prescribe or administer medication.
  • Anagrams

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    (wikipedia insurance) (en-noun)
  • A means of indemnity against a future occurrence of an uncertain event.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2012-01
  • , author=Philip E. Mirowski , title=Harms to Health from the Pursuit of Profits , volume=100, issue=1, page=87 , magazine= citation , passage=In an era when political leaders promise deliverance from decline through America’s purported preeminence in scientific research, the news that science is in deep trouble in the United States has been as unwelcome as a diagnosis of leukemia following the loss of health insurance .}}
    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
  • * {{quote-news, year=2009, date=February 18, author=Cheryl Critchley, title=Free child care for Victorian bushfire victims, work=Herald Sun citation
  • , passage="The children need to get back to some level of normalcy and their families can certainly use some respite to deal with things such as insurances , licences and other things they have lost," he said. }}

    Derived terms

    {{der3, automobile insurance , car insurance , casualty insurance , credit insurance , earthquake insurance , fire insurance , flood insurance , freight insurance , group insurance , health insurance , insure , insurer , insurance adjuster , insurance agent , insurance agency , insurance claim , insurance company , insurance fraud , insurance plan , insurance policy , insurance premium , insurance scam , liability insurance , life insurance , malpractice insurance , no-fault insurance , pet insurance , property insurance , reinsurance , term life insurance , transportation insurance , unemployment insurance , whole-life insurance , insurance agency}}

    See also

    * actuary * annuity * broker * float * underwriter * workers’ compensation