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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·dem·ni·fy /ɪnˈdɛmnəˌfaɪ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·dem·ni·fy v. t. [imp. & p. p. Indemnified p. pr. & vb. n. Indemnifying ]
 1. To save harmless; to secure against loss or damage; to insure.
    The states must at last engage to the merchants here that they will indemnify them from all that shall fall out.   --Sir W. Temple.
 2. To make restitution or compensation for, as for that which is lost; to make whole; to reimburse; to compensate.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: secure against future loss, damage, or liability; give
           security for; "This plan indemnifies workers against
           wages lost through illness"
      2: 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" [syn: compensate, recompense, repair]
      [also: indemnified]