1. social insurance government provision for unemployed, injured, or aged people
  2. socialism a political theory advocating state ownership of industry
  3. national insurance social insurance program in Britain
  4. social science the branch of science that studies society and the relationships of individual within a society
  5. social assistance benefits paid to bring incomes up to minimum levels established by law
  6. social service an organized activity to improve the condition of disadvantaged people in society
  7. self-insurance insuring yourself by setting aside money to cover possible losses rather than by purchasing an insurance policy
  8. no fault insurance a system of automobile insurance where a party who is injured in an automobile accident recovers damages up to a specific amount against his own insurance company regardless of who was responsible for the accident
  9. self-assurance freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities
  10. car insurance insurance against loss due to theft or traffic accidents
  11. perseverance the act of persisting
  12. disability insurance social insurance for the disabled
  13. life insurance insurance paid to named beneficiaries when the insured person dies
  14. hazard insurance insurance that provides protection against certain risks such as storms or fires
  15. coinsurance insurance issued jointly by two or more underwriters
  16. fire insurance insurance against loss due to fire
  17. social intercourse communication between individuals
  18. insurance protection against future loss
  19. whole life insurance insurance on the life of the insured for a fixed amount at a definite premium that is paid each year in the same amount during the entire lifetime of the insured
  20. social insect an insect that lives in a colony with other insects of the same species