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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMPENSATED

The injury done by a horse or other animal shall be compensated in like manner.

But this is more than compensated for by the larger price the colt will bring.

There was an emotion in the last words that more than compensated for what preceded them.

She was not beautiful, but her nature more than compensated for lack of beauty.

It is astonishing how poorly Indians are compensated for their robes and furs.

It would inevitably, I fear, lead to bloodshed which could not compensate nor be compensated.

God knows how he compensated for this little folly at the chteau.

What he renounced in smoking, however, he compensated in snuff.

The proposition of compensated emancipation was thirty years too late.

Its hardships were more than compensated for by its unshackled freedom.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, "to be equivalent;" 1650s, "to counterbalance, make up for," from Latin compensatus, past participle of compensare "to weigh one thing (against another)," thus, "to counterbalance," from com- "with" (see com-) + pensare, frequentative of pendere "to weigh" (see pendant). Meaning "to recompense, remunerate" is from 1814. Related: Compensated; compensating.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COMPENSATED

paid

adjectivehaving received pay

repaid

adjectivereimbursed
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