Definitions for compensate

Definitions for (verb) compensate

Main entry: recompense, remunerate, compensate

Definition: make payment to; compensate

Usage: My efforts were not remunerated

Main entry: indemnify, recompense, repair, compensate

Definition: make amends for; pay compensation for

Usage: One can never fully repair the suffering and losses of the Jews in the Third Reich; She was compensated for the loss of her arm in the accident

Main entry: pay, pay off, make up, compensate

Definition: do or give something to somebody in return

Usage: Does she pay you for the work you are doing?

Main entry: compensate, redress, right, correct

Definition: make reparations or amends for

Usage: right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust

Main entry: make up, correct, counterbalance, even off, even out, even up, compensate

Definition: adjust for

Usage: engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance

Main entry: compensate, cover, overcompensate

Definition: make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities

Usage: he is compensating for being a bad father

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