payment or reward (as for service rendered)
the act of compensating for service or loss or injury
compensate, recompense, repair, indemnify(verb)
make amends for; pay compensation for
"One can never fully repair the suffering and losses of the Jews in the Third Reich"; "She was compensated for the loss of her arm in the accident"
compensate, recompense, remunerate(verb)
make payment to; compensate
"My efforts were not remunerated"
That which compensates for an injury.
He offered money as recompense for the damage, but what the injured party wanted as recompense was an apology.
To reward or repay (someone) for something done, given etc.
Origin: from recompense, from recompenso, from re- + compenso
to render an equivalent to, for service, loss, etc.; to requite; to remunerate; to compensate
to return an equivalent for; to give compensation for; to atone for; to pay for
to give in return; to pay back; to pay, as something earned or deserved
to give recompense; to make amends or requital
an equivalent returned for anything done, suffered, or given; compensation; requital; suitable return
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rek′om-pens, v.t. to return an equivalent for anything: to repay or requite: to reward: to compensate: to remunerate.—n. that which is returned as an equivalent: repayment: reward: compensation: remuneration.—n. Rec′ompenser. [Fr. récompenser—L. re-, again, compensāre, to compensate.]
The numerical value of recompense in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of recompense in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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- مكافأة, بدلArabic
- entschädigen, EntschädigungGerman
- recompensa, compensar, recompensarSpanish
- récompense, récompenserFrench
- dìol, ath-dhìoladhScottish Gaelic
- bætur, þóknun, launa, borga bæturIcelandic
- erstatte, gjengjelde, erstatning, vederlagNorwegian
- возмещение, возмещать, компенсация, возместить, компенсироватьRussian
- bedel, ödül, mukafatTurkish
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