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Definition of Compensate

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reward; reimburse, pay back; make up for
Compensate Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
To make equal return to; to remunerate; to recompense; to give an equivalent to; to requite suitably; as, to compensate a laborer for his work, or a merchant for his losses.
  
(v. t.)
To be equivalent in value or effect to; to counterbalance; to make up for; to make amends for.
  
(v. i.)
To make amends; to supply an equivalent; -- followed by for; as, nothing can compensate for the loss of reputation.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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compensate
\com"pen*sate\ (? or ?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. compensated; p. pr. & vb. n. compensating.] [l. compensatus, p. p. of compensare, prop., to weigh several things with one another, to balance with one another, verb intens. fr. compendere. see compendium.]
1. to make equal return to; to remunerate; to recompense; to give an equivalent to; to requite suitably; as, to compensate a laborer for his work, or a merchant for his losses.
2. to be equivalent in value or effect to; to counterbalance; to make up for; to make amends for. the length of the night and the dews thereof do compensate the heat of the day. the pleasures of life do not compensate the miseries.

for Vocabulary Exams of KPDS, YDS,UDS (in Turkey); and SAT in America
To remunerate.
JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Gobru = v. to compensate, to fee
WordNet 2.0

Verb
1. adjust or make up for; "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance"
(synonym) counterbalance, correct, even out, even off, even up
(hypernym) balance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise
(hyponym) carry
(derivation) recompense, compensation
2. make amends for; pay compensation for; "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"
(synonym) recompense, repair, indemnify
(hypernym) pay
(hyponym) give
(derivation) compensation
3. make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities; "he is compensating for being a bad father"
(synonym) cover, overcompensate
(hypernym) counterbalance, correct, even out, even off, even up
(verb-group) cover, insure, underwrite
(derivation) compensation
4. make reparations or amends for; "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"
(synonym) right, redress, correct
(hypernym) change, alter, modify
(hyponym) over-correct, overcompensate
(see-also) counterbalance, correct, even out, even off, even up
(derivation) compensation
5. do or give something to somebody in return; "Does she pay you for the work you are doing?"
(synonym) pay, pay off, make up
(hypernym) settle
(derivation) compensation
6. make payment to; compensate; "My efforts were not remunerated"
(synonym) recompense, remunerate
(hypernym) pay
(hyponym) recoup, reimburse
(derivation) compensation
Compensate Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Compensation can refer to:
  • Financial compensation (disambiguation),
  • Compensation (chess), various advantages a player has in exchange for a disadvantage
  • Compensation (engineering)
  • Compensation (essay), by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Compensation (film), a 2000 film
  • Compensation (psychology)
  • Biological compensation, the characteristic pattern of bending of the plant or mushroom stem after turning from the normal vertical position

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