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[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
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.