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People may engage in some pro-social behaviour that — perhaps unconsciously — allows them to compensate for their use of a MyPillow pillow.

In 2017, it eliminated the requirement for exonerees to win a gubernatorial pardon in order to get compensated, so long as they received a writ of innocence from a state prosecutor.

The Terps outscored the Buckeyes 32-24 in the paint, which helped compensate for their poor shooting from deep.

“I attend to my duties adequately and I’m compensated the same as other chiefs,” he said.

The 22 percent hospitality charge feels right, not just because our server has taken very good care of us, but because the pandemic has revealed inequities in the way restaurant workers are compensated.

So filmmakers usually resort to a plot device to compensate for this absence.

This may turn out to be wrong; Republican victories in Iowa and/or Colorado could compensate for a loss here.

The money would have gone to compensate the victims, pay for future health screenings, and in some cases relocate households.

But is the performer taking her art form too seriously, trying to compensate for something else that may be lacking?

To her credit, following the ensuing criticism Sandberg reversed policy and announced they would compensate interns.

A great player can really sing on these with such a delightful effect as almost to compensate for the want of speech.

In a dress, no outlay upon the material will compensate for a badly fitting garment.

The way in which a watch is made to automatically compensate for temperature changes is interesting.

However luxurious the apartment of the Place Vendome might be, it could not compensate for the loss of these marvels.

Would the count surrender title to the damaged car to compensate for rail transportation?


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On this page you'll find 90 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to compensate, such as: atone, pay, recoup, refund, reimburse, and repay.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.