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See definition of compensate on Dictionary.com
  • verbmake restitution
  • verboffset, make up for

synonyms for compensate

  • atone
  • pay
  • recoup
  • refund
  • reimburse
  • repay
  • reward
  • satisfy
  • take care of
  • commit
  • indemnify
  • recompense
  • remunerate
  • requite
  • come down with
  • guerdon
  • make good
  • pay up
  • plank out
  • pony up
  • shell out
  • tickle the palm
See also synonyms for: compensated / compensating / uncompensated

antonyms for compensate

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  • lose
  • penalize
  • take
  • damage
  • deprive
  • fine
  • forfeit
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How to use compensate in a sentence

People may engage in some pro-social behaviour that — perhaps unconsciously — allows them to compensate for their use of a MyPillow pillow.
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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.
MARYLAND MOVES TOWARD CLEAR PLAN FOR PAYING PEOPLE WHO WERE WRONGLY CONVICTEDOVETTA WIGGINSFEBRUARY 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Terps outscored the Buckeyes 32-24 in the paint, which helped compensate for their poor shooting from deep.
MARYLAND MISSES A CHANCE TO BOOST ITS NCAA TOURNAMENT HOPES WITH A LOSS TO NO. 4 OHIO STATEEMILY GIAMBALVOFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“I attend to my duties adequately and I’m compensated the same as other chiefs,” he said.
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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.
GEORGETOWN GAINS A LITTLE GEM IN LUTÈCETOM SIETSEMAFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
MacKinnon was recently injured, a big absence they’ll have to adjust to in the short term, but the Avs have had the league’s fourth-best forward corps by GAR this season, so they have the depth to compensate for his loss.
WHICH OF THE NHL’S BEST TEAMS SO FAR ARE FOR REAL?NEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)FEBRUARY 5, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
According to the charging document, he allegedly told the woman that he was not being compensated to take her case.
A DISTRICT ATTORNEY SEXUALLY ASSAULTED ABUSE VICTIMS ON HIS OFFICE DESK, AUTHORITIES SAID. THEN HE ALLEGEDLY PRESSURED THEM TO LIE ABOUT IT.KATIE SHEPHERDFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It has said its workplaces are safe and its workers are well compensated relative to similar jobs.
AMAZON CEO JEFF BEZOS‘S SUCCESSOR WILL INHERIT HIS CHALLENGESJAY GREENE, CAT ZAKRZEWSKIFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Last month, Google threatened to shut down its search engine in Australia if the country’s News Media Bargaining Code, which seeks to compensate news publishers for links to their content in Google’s search results, were to become law.
AUSTRALIA’S SHOWDOWN WITH GOOGLE HAS PROFOUND IMPLICATIONS FOR DOMESTIC BUSINESSES AND OTHER DIGITAL PLATFORMSGEORGE NGUYENFEBRUARY 2, 2021SEARCH ENGINE LAND
The government should work with ISPs so they are fairly compensated, while also regulating them in a way that ensures affordable access for all.
THE TIME 2030 COMMITTEE OFFERS 8 SOLUTIONS FOR A MORE EQUITABLE AND SUSTAINABLE FUTURETIME STAFFJANUARY 22, 2021TIME
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WORDS RELATED TO COMPENSATE

  • acclimatize
  • accommodate
  • accord
  • accustom
  • adapt
  • balance
  • compensate
  • conform
  • coordinate
  • counterbalance
  • familiarize
  • harmonize
  • integrate
  • make agree
  • proportion
  • reconcile
  • regulate
  • tune
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