HyperDic: recompense

English > 4 senses of the word recompense:
NOUNpossessionrecompensepayment or reward (as for service rendered)
actrecompense, compensationthe act of compensating for service or loss or injury
VERBpossessionrecompense, compensate, repair, indemnifymake amends for
possessionrecompense, compensate, remuneratemake payment to
recompense > pronunciation
Soundsreh'kahmpeh.ns
Rhymescommence ... whence: 23 rhymes with ehns...
English > recompense: 4 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningPayment or reward (as for service rendered).
Narrowerallowance, adjustmentAn amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances
compensationSomething (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury)
BroaderpaymentA sum of money paid or a claim discharged
Spanishretribución
Verbsrecompensemake payment to
English > recompense: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of compensating for service or loss or injury.
Synonymcompensation
NarrowerindemnificationAn act of compensation for actual loss or damage or for trouble and annoyance
Broadercorrection, rectificationThe act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake
Spanishcompensación, recompensa
Catalancompensació, recompensa
Verbsrecompensemake payment to
English > recompense: 4 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningmake amends for; pay compensation for.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Synonymscompensate, repair, indemnify
Narrowergivedeliver in exchange or recompense
BroaderpayGive money, usually in exchange for goods or services
Spanishcompensar, indemnisar, indemnizar, pagar, recompensar, reparar
Catalancompensar, indemnitzar
English > recompense: 4 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningmake payment to; compensate.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymscompensate, remunerate
Narrowerrecoup, reimbursereimburse or compensate (someone) , as for a loss
BroaderpayGive money, usually in exchange for goods or services
Spanishcompensar, recompensar, remunerar
Catalancompensar, recompensar, remunerar
Nounsrecompensethe act of compensating for service or loss or injury
recompensepayment or reward (as for service rendered)

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