cov·er·age /'kə-və-rij/ n
1: protection or indemnification by an insurance policy
the policy provides extensive coverage against burglary
2: a risk assumed by the terms of an insurance contract
the policy lists four coverage s: liability, medical payments, uninsured motorists, and physical damage

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I (insurance) noun act of promisemaking, amount for which anything is insured, assurance, backing, bond, covenant, guarantee, guaranty, indemnity, obligation, pledge, promise, promise to pay, protection, reassurance, reinsurance, safeguard, security against loss, support, surety, undertaking, underwriting, warrant, warranty associated concepts: blanket coverage, casualty coverage, comprehensive coverage, extended coverage, fire coverage, theft coverage II (scope) noun accommodation, act of compassing, act of comprehending, act of containing, act of embracing, act of encircling, act of encompassing, act of engrossing, act of spanning, act of subsuming, act of surrounding, ambit, bounds, capacity, circulation, circumscription, composition, comprehension, comprehensiveness, comprisal, domain, dominion, embodiment, embrace, enclosure, encompassment, envelopment, expanse, extent of view, fact of comprehending, field, formation, grasp, inclusion, inclusiveness, inclusivity, incorporation, latitude, measure, participation, province, purview, range, range of view, reach, realm, region, room, space, sphere, spread, sweep, that which is comprehended, view, volume, wide currency, zone III index extent

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

In insurance, the amount that the insurer is prepared to pay for a particular loss.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

The risks that are included in the terms of an insurance contract for protection under the policy; the amount and type of insurance.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

The risks that are included in the terms of an insurance contract for protection under the policy; the amount and type of insurance.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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