indemnify

[ in-dem-nuh-fahy ]
/ ɪnˈdɛm nəˌfaɪ /

verb (used with object), in·dem·ni·fied, in·dem·ni·fy·ing.

to compensate for damage or loss sustained, expense incurred, etc.
to guard or secure against anticipated loss; give security against (future damage or liability).

Origin of indemnify

1605–15; < Latin indemni(s) without loss (see indemnity) + -fy

SYNONYMS FOR indemnify

Related forms

in·dem·ni·fi·er, nounpre·in·dem·ni·fy, verb (used with object), pre·in·dem·ni·fied, pre·in·dem·ni·fy·ing.un·in·dem·ni·fied, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for indemnifier

indemnify

/ (ɪnˈdɛmnɪˌfaɪ) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied (tr)

to secure against future loss, damage, or liability; give security for; insure
to compensate for loss, injury, expense, etc; reimburse

Derived Forms

indemnification, nounindemnifier, noun
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