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    compensate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word compensate

    Definition
    (verb) adjust for
    Example Sentence
    • engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance
    Definition
    (verb) make amends for; pay compensation for
    Synonyms : indemnify , recompense , repair
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities
    Synonyms : cover , overcompensate
    Example Sentence
    • he is compensating for being a bad father
    Definition
    (verb) make reparations or amends for
    Synonyms : correct , redress , right
    Example Sentence
    • right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust
    Definition
    (verb) do or give something to somebody in return
    Synonyms : make up , pay , pay off
    Example Sentence
    • Does she pay you for the work you are doing?
    Definition
    (verb) make payment to; compensate
    Synonyms : recompense , remunerate
    Example Sentence
    • My efforts were not remunerated
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