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in·dem·ni·fy

 (ĭn-dĕm′nə-fī′)
tr.v. in·dem·ni·fied, in·dem·ni·fy·ing, in·dem·ni·fies
1. To protect against damage, loss, or injury; insure.
2. To make compensation to for damage, loss, or injury suffered.

[Latin indemnis, uninjured (in-, not; see in-1 + damnum, harm, damage entailing liability) + -fy.]

in·dem′ni·fi′er n.
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indemnify

(ɪnˈdɛmnɪˌfaɪ)
vb (tr) , -fies, -fying or -fied
1. (Law) to secure against future loss, damage, or liability; give security for; insure
2. to compensate for loss, injury, expense, etc; reimburse
inˌdemnifiˈcation n
inˈdemniˌfier n
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in•dem•ni•fy

(ɪnˈdɛm nəˌfaɪ)

v.t. -fied, -fy•ing.
1. to compensate for damage or loss sustained, expense incurred, etc.
2. to secure against anticipated loss.
[1605–15; indemn(ity) + -ify]
in•dem′ni•fi`er, n.
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indemnify


Past participle: indemnified
Gerund: indemnifying

Imperative
indemnify
indemnify
Present
I indemnify
you indemnify
he/she/it indemnifies
we indemnify
you indemnify
they indemnify
Preterite
I indemnified
you indemnified
he/she/it indemnified
we indemnified
you indemnified
they indemnified
Present Continuous
I am indemnifying
you are indemnifying
he/she/it is indemnifying
we are indemnifying
you are indemnifying
they are indemnifying
Present Perfect
I have indemnified
you have indemnified
he/she/it has indemnified
we have indemnified
you have indemnified
they have indemnified
Past Continuous
I was indemnifying
you were indemnifying
he/she/it was indemnifying
we were indemnifying
you were indemnifying
they were indemnifying
Past Perfect
I had indemnified
you had indemnified
he/she/it had indemnified
we had indemnified
you had indemnified
they had indemnified
Future
I will indemnify
you will indemnify
he/she/it will indemnify
we will indemnify
you will indemnify
they will indemnify
Future Perfect
I will have indemnified
you will have indemnified
he/she/it will have indemnified
we will have indemnified
you will have indemnified
they will have indemnified
Future Continuous
I will be indemnifying
you will be indemnifying
he/she/it will be indemnifying
we will be indemnifying
you will be indemnifying
they will be indemnifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been indemnifying
you have been indemnifying
he/she/it has been indemnifying
we have been indemnifying
you have been indemnifying
they have been indemnifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been indemnifying
you will have been indemnifying
he/she/it will have been indemnifying
we will have been indemnifying
you will have been indemnifying
they will have been indemnifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been indemnifying
you had been indemnifying
he/she/it had been indemnifying
we had been indemnifying
you had been indemnifying
they had been indemnifying
Conditional
I would indemnify
you would indemnify
he/she/it would indemnify
we would indemnify
you would indemnify
they would indemnify
Past Conditional
I would have indemnified
you would have indemnified
he/she/it would have indemnified
we would have indemnified
you would have indemnified
they would have indemnified
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.indemnify - secure against future loss, damage, or liability; give security for; "This plan indemnifies workers against wages lost through illness"
underwrite, insure, cover - protect by insurance; "The insurance won't cover this"
2.indemnify - 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"
pay - give money, usually in exchange for goods or services; "I paid four dollars for this sandwich"; "Pay the waitress, please"
give - deliver in exchange or recompense; "I'll give you three books for four CDs"
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indemnify

verb
1. insure, protect, guarantee, secure, endorse, underwrite They agreed to indemnify the taxpayers against any loss.
2. compensate, pay, reimburse, satisfy, repair, repay, requite, remunerate They don't have the money to indemnify everybody.
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indemnify

verb
1. To give compensation to:
2. To give a satisfactory return to:
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Translations
hyvittääkorvataturvata

indemnify

[ɪnˈdemnɪfaɪ] VT
1. (= compensate) to indemnify sb for sthindemnizar a algn por algo
2. (= safeguard) to indemnify sb against sthasegurar a algn contra algo
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indemnify

[ɪnˈdɛmnɪfaɪ] vtindemniser, dédommager
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indemnify

vt
(= compensate)entschädigen (for für); (for expenses) → erstatten (sb for sth jdm etw)
(= safeguard)absichern (from, against gegen); (= insure)versichern (against, from gegen)
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indemnify

[ɪnˈdɛmnɪˌfaɪ] vt (compensate) to indemnify sb for sthindennizzare qn per qc, risarcire qn di qc
to indemnify sb against sth (safeguard) → assicurare qn contro qc
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