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indemnify (someone or something) against (something)

To protect someone or something against something. One insurance policy can't indemnify you against everything, you know.
See also: indemnify
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indemnify someone or something against something

to agree to protect someone or something against something, such as damage or a lawsuit. Their employer indemnified them against legal action. We indemnified the publisher against legal trouble.
See also: indemnify
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Example 31 states that "the insurer will indemnify the lessor" while example 35 states "the insurer will indemnify the lessor/lessee." These statements are basically the same and we recommend that the sentences be changed to consistently read either "the insurer will indemnify the insured" or "the insurer will indemnify the lessor/lessee." The relevant portions of paragraph 31 and 35 are included below and changes have been identified using strike-through, bold, and suggested revision in brackets:
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In no event shall Engineer be liable for any indirect, special or consequential loss or damage arising out of the performance of services hereunder including, but not limited to, loss of use, loss of profit, or business interruption whether caused by negligence of Engineer, or otherwise, and Owner shall indemnify and hold Engineer harmless from any such damages or liability.
Many courts have found this language (indicating that one party shall "hold or save harmless" the other) to be synonymous with the term indemnify. Nevertheless, this type of clause clearly indicates that one party agrees to hold the other party without responsibility--or harmless--for damages or other liability.
Without this release, an owner may be required to indemnify the manager from lawsuits brought by third parties, but may still retain the right to recover damages from the manager.
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It would also see the UK indemnify the EU against any such infractions, with the British assuming the legal responsibility for the damage.
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We further concluded factual disputes precluded summary judgment on the issue of whether Great West had a duty to indemnify Penske.
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