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Indemnify   /ɪndˈɛmnəfˌaɪ/   Listen

(past & past part. indemnified; pres. part. indemnifying)
Secure against future loss, damage, or liability; give security for.
Make amends for; pay compensation for.  Synonyms: compensate, recompense, repair.  "She was compensated for the loss of her arm in the accident"

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"Indemnify" Quotes from Famous Books

... class. He had witnessed our interview, and was affected by it. The interest he felt was doubtless increased by the louis d'or I gave him. He took me aside as we went down into the courtyard. 'Sir,' said he, 'if you will only take me into your service, or indemnify me in any way for the loss of the situation which I fill here, I think I should not have much difficulty in liberating the ...
— Manon Lescaut • Abbe Prevost

... was alive to the disadvantages of a grant by Portugal to the Dutch of privileges of trade equal to those possessed by England. But if Portugal agreed to indemnify England for any loss of exclusive privilege, then, in God's name, let them sign what treaty they pleased. Anything rather than be plunged in a war to which the resources of the nation were not equal, and which ...
— The Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon V2 • Henry Craik

Words linked to "Indemnify" :   compensate, indemnification, insure, repair, cover, underwrite, indemnity, pay, give, recompense

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