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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Indemnify \In*dem"ni*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Indemnified; p.
pr. & vb. n. Indemnifying.] [L. indemnis unhurt (in- not +
damnum hurt, damage) + -fy. Cf. Damn, Damnify.]
1. To save harmless; to secure against loss or damage; to
The states must at last engage to the merchants here
that they will indemnify them from all that shall
fall out. --Sir W.
2. To make restitution or compensation for, as for that which
is lost; to make whole; to reimburse; to compensate.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
v 1: secure against future loss, damage, or liability; give
security for; "This plan indemnifies workers against wages
lost through illness"
2: make amends for; pay compensation for; "One can never fully
repair the suffering and losses of the Jews in the Third
Reich"; "She was compensated for the loss of her arm in the
accident" [syn: compensate, recompense, repair,
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
44 Moby Thesaurus words for "indemnify":
atone, compensate, cover, do penance, expiate, fee, fill up,
get satisfaction, give and take, give satisfaction, guerdon,
make amends, make compensation, make good, make reparation,
make requital, make restitution, make retribution, make up for,
pay, pay back, pay by installments, pay damages, pay off, pay on,
prepay, quit, recompense, rectify, redress, refund, reimburse,
remit, remunerate, render, repay, requite, retaliate, reward,
salary, satisfy, set right, square, tender
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