What does indemnity mean?

Definitions for indemnity
ɪnˈdɛm nɪ tiin·dem·ni·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indemnity, insurancenoun

    protection against future loss

  2. indemnitynoun

    legal exemption from liability for damages

  3. damages, amends, indemnity, indemnification, restitution, redressnoun

    a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury

Wiktionary

  1. indemnitynoun

    an obligation or duty upon an individual to incur the losses of another.

    Etymology: From indemnité, from indemnitas, from indemnis, from in- + damnum.

  2. indemnitynoun

    repayment

    Etymology: From indemnité, from indemnitas, from indemnis, from in- + damnum.

  3. indemnitynoun

    the right of an injured party to shift the loss onto the party responsible for the loss.

    Etymology: From indemnité, from indemnitas, from indemnis, from in- + damnum.

  4. indemnitynoun

    (insurance) a principle of insurance which provides that when a loss occurs, the insured should be restored to the approximate financial condition occupied before the loss occurred, no better, no worse.

    Etymology: From indemnité, from indemnitas, from indemnis, from in- + damnum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Indemnitynoun

    security; insurance; exemption from loss or damage, past or to come; immunity from penalty, or the punishment of past offenses; amnesty

    Etymology: [L. indemnitas, fr. indemnis uninjured: cf. F. indemnit. See Indemnify.]

  2. Indemnitynoun

    indemnification, compensation, or remuneration for loss, damage, or injury sustained

    Etymology: [L. indemnitas, fr. indemnis uninjured: cf. F. indemnit. See Indemnify.]

Freebase

  1. Indemnity

    An indemnity is a sum paid by A to B by way of compensation for a particular loss suffered by B. The indemnitor may or may not be responsible for the loss suffered by the indemnitee. Forms of indemnity include cash payments, repairs, replacement, and reinstatement.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. indemnity

    Amnesty; security against punishment.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. indemnity

    Indemnification, compensation, or remuneration for loss, damage, or injury sustained.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of indemnity in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of indemnity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of indemnity in a Sentence

  1. Jean Jacques Rousseau:

    To renounce liberty is to renounce being a man, to surrender the rights of humanity and even its duties. For he who renounces everything no indemnity is possible. Such a renunciation is incompatible with man's nature to remove all liberty from his will is to remove all morality from his acts.

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  • تعويArabic
  • غرامتPersian
  • maksunpalautus, korvausvelvollisuus, korvaus, [[oikeus]] [[vahingonkorvaus, hyvitys, vahingonkorvausFinnish
  • cúiteamh, slánúIrish
  • שִׁפּוּיHebrew
  • 보장Korean
  • odszkodowaniePolish
  • despăgubireRomanian
  • [[гарантия]] [[от]] [[убыток, освобождение, возмещение, индемнитет, компенсация, контрибуция, выплата, [[гарантия]] [[от]] [[потеряRussian
  • odškodnéSlovak
  • 賠款Chinese

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