indemnify
in·dem·ni·fy /in-'dem-nə-ˌfī/ vt -fied, -fy·ing [Latin indemnis unharmed, from in- not + damnum damage]
1: to secure against hurt, loss, or damage
2: to compensate or reimburse for incurred hurt, loss, or damage
in·dem·ni·fi·er n

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

indemnify
I verb answer for, compensate, compensate for injury, compensate for loss, compensate for loss sustained, damnum restituere, damnum sarcire, give back, give satisfaction, grant monetary compensation, guarantee, insure, make good, make good against anticipated loss, make reparation, make restitution, make up, offer compensation, offer reparation, offer satisfaction, pay, pay back, pay compensation, pay reparations, recompense, recompense for past loss, redeem, refund, reimburse, remunerate, repay, requite, restore, return money paid out, save harmless, secure against damage, secure against loss associated concepts: subrogate II index bear the expense, compensate (remunerate), defray, outbalance, pay, quit (repay), recoup (reimburse), refund, reimburse, remedy, remunerate, repay, restore (return), return (refund)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


indemnify
An agreement by one party that he will pay to another the amount of liability, which may be suffered by the second party.

Easyform Glossary of Law Terms. — UK law terms.


indemnify
v.
To pay or reimburse someone for a loss or injury; to take on legal responsibility for someone else’s actions; to insure.

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


indemnify
To guarantee against a loss or damage that another might suffer.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

indemnify
USA
indemnity, Also known as indemnify and indemnification.
Generally, an undertaking by one party to reimburse the other party or pay them directly for certain costs and expenses. In an acquisition context, a purchase agreement often provides that a party will indemnify the other against costs incurred by it in connection with a breach of representation or warranty by the indemnifying party.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.


indemnify
v. To promise to make good another's financial loss or liability resulting from a particular event or contingency.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


indemnify
To compensate for loss or damage; to provide security for financial reimbursement to an individual in case of a specified loss incurred by the person.

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


indemnify
To compensate for loss or damage; to provide security for financial reimbursement to an individual in case of a specified loss incurred by the person.

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

indemnify
v.
   to guarantee against any loss which another might suffer. Example: two parties settle a dispute over a contract, and one of them may agree to pay any claims which may arise from the contract, holding the other harmless.
   See also: hold harmless

Law dictionary. . 2013.

Synonyms:
(against loss, injury, or penalty), / (for loss or injury), , , ,


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