**Loss ratio** — in insurance is the ratio of total losses paid out in claims plus adjustment expenses divided by the total earned premiums. [Harvey Rubin, Dictionary of Insurance Terms, 4th Ed. Baron s Educational Series, 2000] If an insurance company, for… … Wikipedia

**loss ratio** — loss ra·tio / rā ˌshō, rā shē ˌō/ n: the ratio between insurance losses incurred and premiums earned during a given period Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 … Law dictionary

**loss ratio** — n. the ratio between the losses incurred and the premiums earned by an insurance company during a specified time … English World dictionary

**loss ratio** — The total of the claims paid out by an insurance company, underwriting syndicate, etc. , expressed as a percentage of the amount of premiums coming in in the same period. For example, if claims total £2M and premiums total £4M, the result is a… … Big dictionary of business and management

**loss ratio** — draudimo nuostolingumas statusas Aprobuotas sritis draudimo veikla apibrėžtis Išmokų sąnaudų ir uždirbtų įmokų santykis. atitikmenys: angl. loss ratio šaltinis Lietuvos Respublikos draudimo priežiūros komisijos 2004 m. spalio 1 d. nutarimas Nr. N … Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

**loss ratio** — loss′ ra tio n. bus the ratio of the losses paid by an insurer to premiums earned for a given period • Etymology: 1925–30 … From formal English to slang

**loss ratio** — Terminology of insurers; a ratio arrived at by measuring losses incurred, plus loss adjustment expenses, incurred against premiums earned. See premium earned … Ballentine's law dictionary

**loss ratio** — noun the ratio of the annual claims paid by an insurance company to the premiums received • Hypernyms: ↑ratio … Useful english dictionary

**loss ratio** — noun Date: 1926 the ratio between insurance losses incurred and premiums earned during a given period … New Collegiate Dictionary

**loss ratio** — Insurance. the ratio of the losses paid or accrued by an insurer to premiums earned, usually for a period of one year. [1925 30] * * * … Universalium