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Synonyms of compensate

Verb


1. compensate, counterbalance, correct, make up, even out, even off, even up, balance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise

usage: adjust for; "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance"

2. compensate, recompense, repair, indemnify, pay

usage: make amends for; pay compensation for; "One can never fully repair the suffering and losses of the Jews in the Third Reich"; "She was compensated for the loss of her arm in the accident"

3. cover, compensate, overcompensate, compensate, counterbalance, correct, make up, even out, even off, even up

usage: make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities; "he is compensating for being a bad father"

4. right, compensate, redress, correct, change, alter, modify

usage: make reparations or amends for; "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"

5. pay, pay off, make up, compensate, settle

usage: do or give something to somebody in return; "Does she pay you for the work you are doing?"

6. compensate, recompense, remunerate, pay

usage: make payment to; compensate; "My efforts were not remunerated"

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