View definitions for recompense
noun as in something returned, paid back
verb as in pay back, make restitution
Possession of the books was the only recompense, though for all other work payment in money was made.
His immediate recompense was the post of general of brigade in the Army of the Eastern Pyrenees.
Thou shalt render them a recompense, O Lord, according to the works of their hands.
Behold, I will raise them up out of the place wherein you have sold them: and I will return your recompense upon your own heads.
Her descendants have been exempted from the taille (poll tax)—a mean and shameful recompense!
On this page you'll find 163 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to recompense, such as: amends, atonement, compensation, cue, damage(s), and emolument.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.