Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    To secure against loss; to compensate for loss. See 15 Minn. 461, 2 Am. Rep. 150.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    To save harmless; to secure against loss or damage; to give security for the reimbursement of a person in case of an anticipated loss falling upon him. Also to make good; to compensate; to make reimbursement to one of a loss already incurred by him. Cousins v. Paxton & Gallagher Co.., 122 Iowa, 465, 98 N. W. 277; Weller v. Eames, 15 Minn. 467 (Gil. 376), 2 Am. Rep. 150; Frye v. Bath Gas Co.., 97 Me. 241, 54 Atl. 395, 59 I R. A. 444, 94 Am. St. Rep. 500.