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Entry Word: compensate
Function: verb
Text: 1 to provide (someone) with a just payment for loss or injury <you'll have to compensate the neighbors for cutting down their tree>
Synonyms indemnify, recompense, recoup, remunerate, requite
Related Words refund, reimburse, repay; redress, remedy, repair; discharge, pay, quit
2 to give (someone) the sum of money owed for goods or services received <compensate them for their efforts> -- see PAY 1