Synonyms of compensation


1. compensation, recompense

usage: something (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury)

2. compensation, defense mechanism, defense reaction, defence mechanism, defence reaction, defense, defence

usage: (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that conceals your undesirable shortcomings by exaggerating desirable behaviors

3. recompense, compensation, correction, rectification

usage: the act of compensating for service or loss or injury

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