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Reparation synonyms
rĕp'ə-rā'shən
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Satisfaction given for wrongdoing, injury, etc.; amends; expiation
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  1. Satisfaction given for wrongdoing, injury, etc.; amends; expiation
  2. (--- Judaism) An individual's reconciliation with God by means of repentance and confession of one's transgressions.
  3. (--- Christianity) The reconciliation of God and humans brought about by the redemptive life and death of Jesus.
The act of expiating; atonement.
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  1. The act of expiating; atonement.
  2. A means of expiating.
A formal spoken or written defense of some idea, religion, philosophy, etc.
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  1. A formal spoken or written defense of some idea, religion, philosophy, etc.
  2. An explanation or excuse:
  3. An acknowledgment of some fault, injury, insult, etc., with an expression of regret and a plea for pardon
An act of self-mortification or devotion performed voluntarily to show sorrow for a sin or other wrongdoing.
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  1. An act of self-mortification or devotion performed voluntarily to show sorrow for a sin or other wrongdoing.
  2. Any act of reparation, self-punishment, etc. done in repentance for a sin or wrongdoing
  3. (R.C.Ch., Eastern Orthodox Ch.) A sacrament involving the confession of sin, repentance, and acceptance of the satisfaction imposed, followed by absolution by a priest
The act of propitiating.
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  1. The act of propitiating.
  2. Something that propitiates, especially a conciliatory offering to a god.
A satisfying or being satisfied
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  1. A satisfying or being satisfied
  2. A giving of something in order to release oneself from, or to satisfy, some outstanding obligation, be it legal or moral. Satisfaction requires the giving of one thing for another and should be distinguished from performance, which requires only the promising to give something. Also, payment in full, done to fulfill a contractual obligation or debt. A giving of something in order to release oneself from, or to satisfy, some outstanding obligation, be it legal or moral. Satisfaction requires the giving of one thing for another and should be distinguished from performance, which requires only the promising to give something. Also, payment in full, done to fulfill a contractual obligation or debt.
  3. Assurance beyond doubt or question; complete conviction:
Payment for work done.
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  1. Payment for work done.
  2. Something, such as money, given or received as payment or reparation, as for a service or loss.
  3. Payment for services; esp., wages or remuneration
A return to a former condition or situation
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  1. A return to a former condition or situation
  2. That which is offered or given in return for what has been lost, injured, or destroyed; compensation.
  3. A making good for loss, damages, or injury, by indemnifying the damaged party; return or restoring something to its lawful owner. Useful in both torts and contract law, restitution is sometimes used in criminal law as a condition of probation. A making good for loss, damages, or injury, by indemnifying the damaged party; return or restoring something to its lawful owner. Useful in both torts and contract law, restitution is sometimes used in criminal law as a condition of probation.
The act of redressing; a making right; reformation; correction; amendment.
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  1. The act of redressing; a making right; reformation; correction; amendment.
  2. The redecoration of a previously existing film set so that it can double for another set.
  3. Relief, restitution, or damages.; a way of seeking remedy once the statute of limitations has expired. See also relief, remedy, recovery, and restitution. Relief, restitution, or damages.; a way of seeking remedy once the statute of limitations has expired. See also relief, remedy, recovery, and restitution.
The state of being indemnified.
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  1. The state of being indemnified.
  2. The act of indemnifying.
  3. The act or process of indemnifying, preserving, or securing against loss, damage, or penalty.
The act of making good another’s financial loss or liability, resulting from the occurrence of a particular event or contingency.
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  1. The act of making good another’s financial loss or liability, resulting from the occurrence of a particular event or contingency.
  2. An exemption from liability for damages resulting from specified conduct, as in a contract indemnifying a party for the performance of certain actions.
  3. The injured party’s right to claim payment from the party with the duty.
(Law) Abbreviation of amendments.
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  1. (Law) Abbreviation of amendments.
  2. Recompense for grievance or injury:
  3. Compensation for a loss or injury; recompense; reparation.
  1. Retaliation or reprisal; vengeance.
  2. Something given or done in return; repayment, reward, retaliation, or compensation
  3. Return, as for an injury or friendly act.
(--- Judaism) An individual's reconciliation with God by means of repentance and confession of one's transgressions.
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  1. (--- Judaism) An individual's reconciliation with God by means of repentance and confession of one's transgressions.
  2. Amends or reparation made for an injury or wrong; expiation.
  3. (--- Christianity) The reconciliation of God and humans brought about by the redemptive life and death of Jesus.
Assurance beyond doubt or question; complete conviction:
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  1. Assurance beyond doubt or question; complete conviction:
  2. A giving of something in order to release oneself from, or to satisfy, some outstanding obligation, be it legal or moral. Satisfaction requires the giving of one thing for another and should be distinguished from performance, which requires only the promising to give something. Also, payment in full, done to fulfill a contractual obligation or debt. A giving of something in order to release oneself from, or to satisfy, some outstanding obligation, be it legal or moral. Satisfaction requires the giving of one thing for another and should be distinguished from performance, which requires only the promising to give something. Also, payment in full, done to fulfill a contractual obligation or debt.
  3. Settlement of debt; discharge of obligation
The money or other resource that is repaid
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  1. The money or other resource that is repaid
  2. The act of repaying
An amount paid:
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  1. An amount paid:
  2. The act of paying or the state of being paid.
  3. Delivery of funds in settlement of a claim or debt; fulfillment of a monetary obligation. Delivery of funds in settlement of a claim or debt; fulfillment of a monetary obligation.
A payment or other benefit received as a result of employment or of the holding of a public office. A payment or other benefit received as a result of employment or of the holding of a public office.
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  1. A payment or other benefit received as a result of employment or of the holding of a public office. A payment or other benefit received as a result of employment or of the holding of a public office.
  2. Payment for an office or employment; compensation.
  3. Gain from employment or position; payment received for work; salary, wages, fees, etc.
The act of remunerating
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  1. The act of remunerating
  2. Something, such as a payment, that remunerates.
  3. That which remunerates; reward; pay; recompense; compensation
Something given or done to make up for a loss, injury, etc.; compensation
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  1. Something given or done to make up for a loss, injury, etc.; compensation
  2. Amends made, as for damage or loss.
  3. Payment in return for something, such as a service.
A consequence that happens to someone as a result of worthy or unworthy behavior:
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  1. A consequence that happens to someone as a result of worthy or unworthy behavior:
  2. Compensation; profit
  3. Money offered or given for some special service, such as the return of a lost article or the capture of a criminal.
An agreement achieved between the adversaries before judgment in a trial, or before the trial begins, thereby obviating the need for it; completed payment of a debt or contractual obligation; a closing on a house; the completion by the executor of an estate of its distribution. An agreement achieved between the adversaries before judgment in a trial, or before the trial begins, thereby obviating the need for it; completed payment of a debt or contractual obligation; a closing on a house; the completion by the executor of an estate of its distribution.
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  1. An agreement achieved between the adversaries before judgment in a trial, or before the trial begins, thereby obviating the need for it; completed payment of a debt or contractual obligation; a closing on a house; the completion by the executor of an estate of its distribution. An agreement achieved between the adversaries before judgment in a trial, or before the trial begins, thereby obviating the need for it; completed payment of a debt or contractual obligation; a closing on a house; the completion by the executor of an estate of its distribution.
  2. The act or process of settling:
  3. An arrangement or agreement reached, as in business proceedings or negotiating a dispute:
The settlement of how much is to be paid in cases of loss or claim, as by insurance
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  1. The settlement of how much is to be paid in cases of loss or claim, as by insurance
  2. A small change; a minor correction; a modification
  3. Settlement of a debt or claim.
(Business, management, accounting) The act of compensating someone for an expense.
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  1. (Business, management, accounting) The act of compensating someone for an expense.
(Law) Abbreviation of amendments.
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  1. (Law) Abbreviation of amendments.
  2. Recompense for grievance or injury:
  3. Compensation for a loss or injury; recompense; reparation.
Payment for work done.
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  1. Payment for work done.
  2. Payment for services; esp., wages or remuneration
  3. Something, such as money, given or received as payment or reparation, as for a service or loss.
Something that indemnifies; a compensation for loss.
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  1. Something that indemnifies; a compensation for loss.
  2. The act of indemnifying.
  3. The act or process of indemnifying, preserving, or securing against loss, damage, or penalty.
The act of making good another’s financial loss or liability, resulting from the occurrence of a particular event or contingency.
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  1. The act of making good another’s financial loss or liability, resulting from the occurrence of a particular event or contingency.
  2. An exemption from liability for damages resulting from specified conduct, as in a contract indemnifying a party for the performance of certain actions.
  3. Legal exemption from penalties or liabilities incurred by one's actions
Something that balances something else; for example, “The offset for the amount she spent was the house’s improved appearance.”
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  1. Something that balances something else; for example, “The offset for the amount she spent was the house’s improved appearance.”
  2. A short distance measured perpendicularly from the main line in surveying, used to help in calculating the area of an irregular plot.
  3. To pay for or compensate for; to calculate against: “The debtor is entitled to an offset against the amount due to the contractor for the amounts that are alleged to be prop­erly deducted for poor workmanship.”
A discharge from a debt or obligation; a document that shows this discharge
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  1. A discharge from a debt or obligation; a document that shows this discharge
  2. Payment of a debt or obligation.
  3. Recompense; repayment; reprisal
Something given or done to make up for a loss, injury, etc.; compensation
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  1. Something given or done to make up for a loss, injury, etc.; compensation
  2. Amends made, as for damage or loss.
  3. Payment in return for something, such as a service.
Satisfaction for wrong or injury; reparation.
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  1. Satisfaction for wrong or injury; reparation.
  2. A compensation or satisfaction, as for a wrong done
  3. Relief, restitution, or damages.; a way of seeking remedy once the statute of limitations has expired. See also relief, remedy, recovery, and restitution. Relief, restitution, or damages.; a way of seeking remedy once the statute of limitations has expired. See also relief, remedy, recovery, and restitution.
(Business, management, accounting) The act of compensating someone for an expense.
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  1. (Business, management, accounting) The act of compensating someone for an expense.
The act of remunerating
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  1. The act of remunerating
  2. Something, such as a payment, that remunerates.
  3. That which remunerates; reward; pay; recompense; compensation
The act of repaying
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  1. The act of repaying
  2. The money or other resource that is repaid
  1. Retaliation or reprisal; vengeance.
  2. Something given or done in return; repayment, reward, retaliation, or compensation
  3. Return, as for an injury or friendly act.
A return to a former condition or situation
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  1. A return to a former condition or situation
  2. That which is offered or given in return for what has been lost, injured, or destroyed; compensation.
  3. A making good for loss, damages, or injury, by indemnifying the damaged party; return or restoring something to its lawful owner. Useful in both torts and contract law, restitution is sometimes used in criminal law as a condition of probation. A making good for loss, damages, or injury, by indemnifying the damaged party; return or restoring something to its lawful owner. Useful in both torts and contract law, restitution is sometimes used in criminal law as a condition of probation.
Settlement of debt; discharge of obligation
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  1. Settlement of debt; discharge of obligation
  2. A giving of something in order to release oneself from, or to satisfy, some outstanding obligation, be it legal or moral. Satisfaction requires the giving of one thing for another and should be distinguished from performance, which requires only the promising to give something. Also, payment in full, done to fulfill a contractual obligation or debt. A giving of something in order to release oneself from, or to satisfy, some outstanding obligation, be it legal or moral. Satisfaction requires the giving of one thing for another and should be distinguished from performance, which requires only the promising to give something. Also, payment in full, done to fulfill a contractual obligation or debt.
  3. Assurance beyond doubt or question; complete conviction:
(Finance) The situation where a bank or similar organisation repays itself money owed by an accountholder out of his or her account.
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  1. (Finance) The situation where a bank or similar organisation repays itself money owed by an accountholder out of his or her account.
  2. A claim for this
  3. A counterclaim against the plaintiff by the defendant arising from a cause of action other than that she is being sued for; a reduction in the amount of a settlement by the amount the debtor is owed by the creditor. See also counterclaim and cross-claim. A counterclaim against the plaintiff by the defendant arising from a cause of action other than that she is being sued for; a reduction in the amount of a settlement by the amount the debtor is owed by the creditor. See also counterclaim and cross-claim.

Synonym Study

  • Indemnification refers to reimbursement, as by an insurance company, for loss, damage, etc.
  • Redress suggests retaliation or resort to the courts to right a wrong to seek redress for an injury
  • Restitution implies return to the rightful owner of something that has been taken away, or of an equivalent he made restitution for the libel
  • Reparation refers to the making of amends, specif. the paying of compensation, for some wrong or injury war reparations
Find another word for reparation. In this page you can discover 42 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for reparation, like: atonement, expiation, apology, penance, propitiation, satisfaction, , compensation, restitution, redress and indemnification.