Save Harmless

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Definition: Save Harmless

Save Harmless

What is the dictionary definition of Save Harmless?

Dictionary Definition


  1. also called hold harmless, to indemnify (protect) another from harm or cost.
  2. to agree to guarantee that any debt, lawsuit or claim which may arise as a result of a contract or contract performance will be paid or taken care of by the party making the guarantee. Example: the seller of a business agrees to “save harmless” the buyer from any unknown debts of the business.

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Save Harmless. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
June 27, 2022
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Save Harmless. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: June 27, 2022).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Save Harmless. Retrieved June 27, 2022
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Save Harmless are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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