1. [ noun ] (business) payment or reward (as for service rendered)
Related terms: payment compensation allowance compensate
2. [ verb ] (business) make payment to; compensate
Synonyms: remunerate compensate

"My efforts were not remunerated"

Related terms: pay recoup wage compensation
3. [ verb ] (business) make amends for; pay compensation for
Synonyms: compensate repair indemnify

"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"

Related terms: pay give compensation damages amends reparation
4. [ noun ] the act of compensating for loss or injury
Synonyms: compensation
Related terms: correction indemnification reparation compensate compensate compensate
Similar spelling:   reconvene