To see details on the word
please enable javascript.

as in:  she is generously compensated

The company has offered to compensate everyone impacted by the defective cars.
  to make payment to someone (often in amends for a loss or inconvenience they suffered)
 Mark word for later review on this computer
compensation compensate compensated compensating compensatory compensates compensations compensable compensator compensational
Compensation (the noun form) often refers to payment.
Web Links:
(try right-click if popups are disabled)
Dictionary -®
Dictionary/Synonyms - Google®
Dictionary List - OneLook®
  • 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

  • Show more
  • 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
Search for samples from other sources:
(try right-click if popups are disabled)
Interest -- Source
General -- Google News®
General -- Time® Magazine
General -- Twitter®
Associated words [difficulty]:   compensate [1]
     If popups are enabled: Search in OneLook®   If Flash® is also enabled: Search in Visuwords®
Most commonly used in these subjects:   Law, Business, Public Policy & Politics
Home . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading