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}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To save harmless; to secure against loss or damage; to insure. [1913 Webster]

The states must at last engage to the merchants here that they will indemnify them from all that shall fall out. --Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster]

2. To make restitution or compensation for, as for that which is lost; to make whole; to reimburse; to compensate. --Beattie. [1913 Webster]

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