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Sample Sentences Using
compensate -- as in: she is generously compensated
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as in: she is generously compensated Define
to make payment to someone (often in amends for a loss or inconvenience they suffered)
  • The company has offered to compensate everyone impacted by the defective cars.
  • They sued for compensation for the loss of her arm in the accident.
  • He’ll also bring them game ... and will probably not ask for compensation, but they should thank him with some kind of trade, like milk or medicine.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • The battle for compensation lasted years, as these things always do.
    David Almond  --  Clay

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  • The district had given us a small amount of money as compensation for his death, enough to cover one month of grieving at which time my mother would be expected to get a job.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
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To see samples using other meanings of compensate, click a word sense below:
as in: he compensates with extra effort Define
make up for; or adjust for
as in: she is generously compensated Define
to make payment to someone (often in amends for a loss or inconvenience they suffered)
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