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indemnity (exemption)

Definition:

legal exemption from liability for damages

Class:

state noun (stable states of affairs)

Related to:

indemnify

Plural:

indemnities

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

Middle French indemnité (mid-14th century), from Late Latin indemnitatem...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

All senses of indemnity...

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Indemnity | A | 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. Indemnity is often used... (40 of 1504 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Indemnity

Collins Dictionary:

indemnity | indemnities [plural] | act of indemnity [sense-specific] | reimbursement [synonym, sense-specific]

compensation for loss or damage; reimbursement | protection or insurance against future loss or damage | legal exemption from penalties or liabilities ... (20 of 519 words, 5 definitions, 8 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/indemnity

Oxford Dictionary:

indemnity | indemnities [plural]

security or protection against a loss or other financial burden | security against or exemption from legal responsibility for one's actions | a sum of ... (23 of 110 words, 3 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/indemnity

Merriam-Webster:

indemnity | indemnities [plural] | indemnification [synonym, sense-specific] | fee-for-service [synonym, sense-specific] | damages [synonym, sense-specific] | compensation [synonym, sense-specific] | quittance [synonym, sense-specific] | recompense [synonym, sense-specific] | recoupment [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

security against hurt, loss, or damage ; exemption from incurred penalties or liabilities | "indemnification" [sense-specific] ; something that ... (18 of 103 words, 3 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/indemnity

Wiktionary:

indemnity | indemnities [plural] | repayment [synonym, sense-specific]

[law] an obligation or duty upon an individual to incur the losses of another. | repayment | [law] the right of an injured party to shift the loss onto the party responsible for the loss. | [insurance] a principle of insurance which provides that when... (42 of 66 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/indemnity

Random House Dictionary:

indemnity | indemnities [plural]

protection or security against damage or loss. | compensation for damage or loss sustained. | something paid by way of such compensation. | ... (20 of 61 words, 5 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/indemnity

American Heritage Dictionary:

indemnity | indemnities [plural]

Security against damage, loss, or injury. | A legal exemption from liability for damages. | Compensation for damage, loss, or injury suffered. (20 of 46 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/indemnity

Macmillan British Dictionary:

indemnity | indemnities [plural]

[uncountable, law] insurance or protection against injury or loss | [countable] a payment made to someone who has suffered injury or loss (21 of 44 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/indemnity

New World Dictionary:

indemnity | indemnities [plural]

protection or insurance against loss, damage, etc. | legal exemption from penalties or liabilities incurred by one's actions | repayment or ... (19 of 42 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/indemnity

Cambridge Dictionary:

indemnity [formal or specialized]

protection against possible damage or loss, especially a promise of payment, or the money paid if there is such damage or loss (22 of 33 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/indemnity

Columbia Encyclopedia:

liberty | civil liberty | freedom

term used to describe various types of individual freedom, such as religious liberty, political liberty, freedom of speech, right of self-defense, and ... (22 of 61 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/history​/A​0829674​.html

Encarta Dictionary:

indemnity | indemnities [plural]

protection or insurance against possible loss, damage, or liability | a compensation paid for loss, damage, or liability | legal exemption from ... (20 of 56 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861620813​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

indemnity

First use: mid-15th century

Origin: Middle French indemnité (mid-14th century), from Late Latin indemnitatem (nominative indemnitas) "security for damage", from ... (17 of 26 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=indemnity

Wiktionary:

indemnity | indemnities [plural]

Origin: Middle French indemnité, from Late Latin indemnitas ("security from damage"), from Latin indemnis ("undamaged"), from in- ("not") + damnum ("damage").

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/indemnity

Oxford Dictionary:

indemnity | indemnities [plural]

Origin: late Middle English: from French indemnite, from late Latin indemnitas, from indemnis "unhurt, free from loss"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/indemnity

American Heritage Dictionary:

indemnity | indemnities [plural]

Origin: Middle English indempnite, from Anglo-Norman, from Late Latin indemnitās, from Latin indemnis, uninjured; see "indemnify".

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/indemnity

Collins Dictionary:

indemnity | indemnities [plural]

First use: 15th century

Origin: from Late Latin indemnitās, from indemnis uninjured, from Latin in-1 + damnum damage

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/indemnity

New World Dictionary:

indemnity | indemnities [plural]

Origin: French indemnité from Late Latin indemnitas from Latin indemnis: see "indemnify"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/indemnity

Encarta Dictionary:

indemnity | indemnities [plural]

First use: 15th century

Origin: French from late Latin indemnitas "security for damage" from Latin indemnis

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861620813​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Wiktionary:

indemnity | indemnities [plural]

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "indemnity"

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/indemnity

Collins Dictionary:

indemnity | indemnities [plural]

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "indemnity"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/indemnity

Macmillan British Dictionary:

indemnity | indemnities [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "indemnity"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/indemnity

Macmillan American Dictionary:

indemnity | indemnities [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "indemnity"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/indemnity

Cambridge Dictionary:

indemnity [formal or specialized]

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "indemnity"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "indemnity"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/indemnity

the Free Dictionary:

indemnity

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "indemnity"

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Google Dictionary:

indemnity | indemnities [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "indemnity"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

indemnity

Audio: North American pronunciation of "indemnity"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=indemn​04 word=indemnity

YourDictionary Audio:

indemnity

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "indemnity" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/indemnity

freedictionary.org:

indemnity

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "indemnity" by speech synthesizer

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