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Another word for compensate

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Verb
  1. To act as an equalizing weight or force to

    See also:

    order

  2. To make up for

      1. (idiomatic, intransitive) To leave; to begin a journey or trip.
      2. (idiomatic) To begin; to cause; to initiate.
      3. (idiomatic) To cause to explode.
      1. To recover ownership of by paying a specified sum:
      2. To pay off (a promissory note, for example).
      3. To turn in (coupons, for example) and receive something in exchange.
      1. To weigh more than.
      2. To be more significant than; exceed in value or importance:
      1. An agent, element, or thing that balances, counteracts, or compensates for something else.
      2. One thing set off or developed from something else.
      3. The start or initial stage; the outset.
      1. To make neutral.
      2. To counterbalance or counteract the effect of; render ineffective.
      3. To declare neutral and therefore inviolable during a war.
      1. To act against with equal force; counteract.
      2. To compensate for; offset.
      3. To act against an often detrimental influence or power.
      1. A counterbalancing weight.
      2. A force or influence that balances or equally counteracts another.
      3. The state of being in equilibrium.
      1. A force or influence equally counteracting another.
      2. A weight that acts to balance another; a counterpoise or counterweight.
      3. To act as a counteracting force, influence, or weight to; counterpoise.
      1. A weighing device, especially one consisting of a rigid beam horizontally suspended by a low-friction support at its center, with identical weighing pans hung at either end, one of which holds an unknown weight while the effective weight in the other is increased by known amounts until the beam is level and motionless.
      2. A state of equilibrium or parity characterized by cancellation of all forces by equal opposing forces.
      3. The power or means to decide:
    See also:

    substitute

  3. To give compensation to

      1. To make return for (something done or felt) in a similar or appropriate fashion:
      2. To avenge (an insult or wrongdoing).
      3. To respond to (another) or do something to or for (another) in return for that person's action or emotion:
      1. To pay back:
      2. To give back, either in return or in compensation:
      3. To make a return or compensation for:
      1. To pay (a person) a suitable equivalent in return for goods provided, services rendered, or losses incurred; recompense.
      2. To compensate for; make payment for:
      1. To repay (money spent); refund.
      2. To pay back or compensate (another party) for money spent or losses incurred.
      1. To set right (an undesirable situation, for example); remedy or rectify.
      2. To make amends to:
      3. Satisfaction for wrong or injury; reparation.
      1. To award compensation to:
      2. To award compensation for; make a return for:
      3. Amends made, as for damage or loss.
      1. To give money to in return for goods or services rendered:
      2. To give (money) in exchange for goods or services:
      3. To discharge or settle (a debt or obligation):
      1. To protect against damage, loss, or injury; insure.
      2. To make compensation to for damage, loss, or injury suffered.
    See also:

    pay

  4. To give payment to in return for goods or services rendered

      1. To pay (a person) a suitable equivalent in return for goods provided, services rendered, or losses incurred; recompense.
      2. To compensate for; make payment for:
      1. To award compensation to:
      2. To award compensation for; make a return for:
      3. Amends made, as for damage or loss.
      1. To give money to in return for goods or services rendered:
      2. To give (money) in exchange for goods or services:
      3. To discharge or settle (a debt or obligation):
    See also:

    pay

  5. To give a satisfactory return to

      1. A consequence that happens to someone as a result of worthy or unworthy behavior:
      2. Money offered or given for some special service, such as the return of a lost article or the capture of a criminal.
      3. A satisfying return on investment; a profit.
      1. To make return for (something done or felt) in a similar or appropriate fashion:
      2. To avenge (an insult or wrongdoing).
      3. To respond to (another) or do something to or for (another) in return for that person's action or emotion:
      1. To pay back:
      2. To give back, either in return or in compensation:
      3. To make a return or compensation for:
      1. To pay (a person) a suitable equivalent in return for goods provided, services rendered, or losses incurred; recompense.
      2. To compensate for; make payment for:
      1. To award compensation to:
      2. To award compensation for; make a return for:
      3. Amends made, as for damage or loss.
      1. To give money to in return for goods or services rendered:
      2. To give (money) in exchange for goods or services:
      3. To discharge or settle (a debt or obligation):
      1. To protect against damage, loss, or injury; insure.
      2. To make compensation to for damage, loss, or injury suffered.
    See also:

    pay

Another word for compensate

Verb
  1. To pay

      1. To make return for (something done or felt) in a similar or appropriate fashion:
      2. To avenge (an insult or wrongdoing).
      3. To respond to (another) or do something to or for (another) in return for that person's action or emotion:
      1. To pay (a person) a suitable equivalent in return for goods provided, services rendered, or losses incurred; recompense.
      2. To compensate for; make payment for:
      1. To award compensation to:
      2. To award compensation for; make a return for:
      3. Amends made, as for damage or loss.
    See also:

    repay

    pay

  2. To offset