1. [ verb ] secure against future loss, damage, or liability; give security for

"This plan indemnifies workers against wages lost through illness"

Related terms: cover indemnity
2. [ verb ] (business) make amends for; pay compensation for
Synonyms: compensate repair recompense

"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"

Related terms: pay give compensation damages amends reparation
Similar spelling:   intensify