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compensate
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)
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compensation compensate compensated compensating compensatory compensates compensations compensable compensator compensational
Notes:
Compensation (the noun form) often refers to payment.
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  • 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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Associated words [difficulty]:   compensate [1]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Law, Business, Public Policy & Politics
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