Definitions for Compensationˌkɒm pənˈseɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. compensation(noun)

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

  2. compensation(noun)

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

  3. recompense, compensation(noun)

    the act of compensating for service or loss or injury

Wiktionary

  1. compensation(Noun)

    The act or principle of compensating.

  2. compensation(Noun)

    That which constitutes, or is regarded as, an equivalent; that which makes good the lack or variation of something else; that which compensates for loss or privation; amends; remuneration; recompense.

  3. compensation(Noun)

    The extinction of debts of which two persons are reciprocally debtors by the credits of which they are reciprocally creditors; the payment of a debt by a credit of equal amount; a set-off.

  4. compensation(Noun)

    A recompense or reward for some loss or service.

  5. compensation(Noun)

    An equivalent stipulated for in contracts for the sale of real estate, in which it is customary to provide that errors in description, etc., shall not avoid, but shall be the subject of compensation.

  6. compensation(Noun)

    The relationship between air temperature outside a building and a calculated target temperature for provision of air or water to contained rooms or spaces for the purpose of efficient heating. In building control systems the compensation curve is defined to a compensator for this purpose.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Compensation(noun)

    the act or principle of compensating

  2. Compensation(noun)

    that which constitutes, or is regarded as, an equivalent; that which makes good the lack or variation of something else; that which compensates for loss or privation; amends; remuneration; recompense

  3. Compensation(noun)

    the extinction of debts of which two persons are reciprocally debtors by the credits of which they are reciprocally creditors; the payment of a debt by a credit of equal amount; a set-off

  4. Compensation(noun)

    a recompense or reward for some loss or service

  5. Compensation(noun)

    an equivalent stipulated for in contracts for the sale of real estate, in which it is customary to provide that errors in description, etc., shall not avoid, but shall be the subject of compensation

Freebase

  1. Compensation

    Compensation is an essay by Ralph Waldo Emerson. It appeared in his book Essays, first published 1841. In 1844, Essays: Second Series was published, and subsequent republishings of Essays were renamed Essays: First Series.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Compensation' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3183

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Compensation' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3521

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Compensation' in Nouns Frequency: #1330

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Compensation in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Compensation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ram Lakhan Chaudhry:

    Is this the compensation? It is just a joke.

  2. Gajendra Singh:

    No one in the village has received any compensation from the government.

  3. Arndt Ellinghorst:

    We welcome the fact that VW appears to be pursuing a broad compensation program.

  4. Mario Gabelli:

    It makes no economic sense, why would I give up my right without economic compensation?

  5. Peter Isely:

    It is exponentially the lowest bankruptcy compensation for victims in the United States.

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Translations for Compensation

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • تعويArabic
  • компенсация, уравняване, обезщетениеBulgarian
  • compensacióCatalan, Valencian
  • Kompensierung, Kompensation, Abfindung, Entlohnung, Ausgleich, Ersatz, Ausgleichzahlung, WiedergutmachungGerman
  • αντιστάθμιση, αποζημίωση, συμψηφισμός, αμοιβήGreek
  • compensaciónSpanish
  • hüvitisEstonian
  • kompensaatio, kauppahinta, hyvitys, palkkio, korvaus, vastike, palkka, kuittausFinnish
  • indemnisation, dédommagement, contrepartie, compensation, émolumentFrench
  • kárpótlásHungarian
  • kompensasiIndonesian
  • compensazioneItalian
  • compensatieDutch
  • compensaçãoPortuguese
  • compensare, compensațieRomanian
  • возмещение, компенсация, уравниваниеRussian
  • obeštećenjeSerbo-Croatian
  • tazminat, telafi, ödenceTurkish

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