indemnification

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n indemnification an act of compensation for actual loss or damage or for trouble and annoyance
    • n indemnification a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Indemnification That which indemnifies. "No reward with the name of an indemnification ."
    • Indemnification The act or process of indemnifying, preserving, or securing against loss, damage, or penalty; reimbursement of loss, damage, or penalty; the state of being indemnified. "Indemnification is capable of some estimate; dignity has no standard."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n indemnification The act of indemnifying or securing against loss, damage, or penalty.
    • n indemnification That which indemnifies; reparation; reimbursement.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Indemnification act of indemnifying: that which indemnifies
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. indemnis, unharmed—in, not, damnum, loss, facĕre, to make.

Usage

In literature:

If the former, it was not to be expected that they would relinquish that peace for any indemnification the United States could make them.
"The Life of George Washington, Vol. 5 (of 5)" by John Marshall
But no indemnification is made for notes lost or destroyed by accident.
"Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 439" by Various
There was, however, no provision for indemnification.
"John Quincy Adams" by John. T. Morse
And then whom were they to look to for indemnification?
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 85, November, 1864" by Various
Indemnification, redress, and revenge were demanded by every mouth, and each hand was ready to vouch for the claim.
"An Historical Account of the Settlements of Scotch Highlanders in America" by J. P. MacLean
For these people there is no indemnification.
"The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. II (2 vols)" by Thomas De Quincey
An estimate of the gross amount might be made, and a corresponding sum appropriated for indemnification.
"The Critical Period of American History" by John Fiske
Nothing has yet been said respecting indemnification.
"Tales from the German. Volume II." by Carl Franz van der Velde
But his brother did not acknowledge his claims to indemnification, and mounted the horse.
"Father Brighthopes" by John Townsend Trowbridge
A sympathetic word, a comprehending glance, a friendly smile, proving ample indemnification for former injuries.
"Life on the Stage" by Clara Morris
We will give him a reward and the kingdom, indemnification.
"Marguerite de Valois" by Alexandre Dumas
Nor does Elizabeth's conduct offer him any indemnification.
"Alas!" by Rhoda Broughton
And I shall have a right to expect indemnification when better days shall have come round.
"For the Right" by Karl Emil Franzos
The feudal estates were abolished without indemnification.
"Monks, Popes, and their Political Intrigues" by John Alberger
Failing this he would blockade the coast and procure indemnification by force.
"The South American Republics, Part II (of 2)" by Thomas C. Dawson
What indemnification is one great man for populations of pygmies!
"The Oxford Book of American Essays" by Various
I must be assured that all this be settled in three months, otherwise I should claim an adequate indemnification.
"Musical Myths and Facts, Volume II (of 2)" by Carl Engel
In this noble task she will find indemnification for the personal sacrifice of her lost love.
"The Complete Opera Book" by Gustav Kobbé
Take it away, without a fair consideration, without indemnification, and all that portion of the United States is ruined.
"Abolition a Sedition" by Geo. W. Donohue
For this loss Ferron will claim indemnification at the hands of Leclerc.
"Curiosities of Olden Times" by S. Baring-Gould
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In news:

A state anti-SLAPP law did not apply to bar a lawyer's claim for indemnification against other attorneys who shared responsibility for his alleged malpractice, the California Court of Appeal has ruled in reversing a dismissal.
Puzzlement Over NCUA Rebuff of Indemnification .
Indemnification issue difficult considering Carefree's vindictive history.
INDEMNIFICATION As we all know, the Bush adminstration is hellbent on passing a law granting telecom companies retroactive immunity for any surveillance laws they may have broken in the aftermath of 9/11.
The indemnification agreement that Safeway Inc.'s directors and officers will sign says in part that Safeway's board has determined the agreement is needed 'in order to attract and retain qualified individuals.
Indemnification, Limitation of Liability and (Un)Intended Consequences.
Puzzlement Over NCUA Rebuff of Indemnification.
DC Police Chief Cathy L Lanier 's new five-year contract includes an indemnification more.
Senate defense authorization includes Wyden amendment on contractor indemnification.
Puzzlement Over NCUA Rebuff of Indemnification.
This defense and indemnification obligation will survive the term and your use of sacbee.com.
This defense and indemnification obligation will survive the term and your use of TheNewsTribune.com.
Where the holder of two insurance policies has requested indemnification for a wrongful death judgment against her son, the request must be denied as to a homeowner's policy but granted as to an umbrella policy.
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