Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb indemnify

2 senses of indemnify

Sense 1
indemnify -- (secure against future loss, damage, or liability; give security for; "This plan indemnifies workers against wages lost through illness")
       => cover, insure, underwrite -- (protect by insurance; "The insurance won't cover this")

Sense 2
compensate, recompense, repair, 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")

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