Similar Words
ccompensate, commpensate, compeensatee, compemsate, compennsate, compensaate, compensat, compensatte, compenssate, compenzate, comppensate, conpensate, coompensate, kompensate, ompensate

Compensate — synonyms, definition

1. compensate (Verb)

43 synonyms
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6 definitions

compensate (Verb) — Adjust for. ex. "engineers will work to compensate the effects of air resistance"

compensate (Verb) — Make amends for; pay compensation for. ex. "She was compensated for the loss of her arm in the accident"

compensate (Verb) — Make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities. ex. "he is compensating for being a bad father"

compensate (Verb) — Make reparations or amends for. ex. "compensate a wrong done to the victims of the Holocaust"

compensate (Verb) — Do or give something to somebody in return. ex. "Does she compensate you for the work you are doing?"

compensate (Verb) — Make payment to; compensate. ex. "My efforts were not compensated"

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