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  Words related to compensation

Related / Similar Words: recompense

 

Definition:
  • the act of compensating for service or loss or injury;
  • something (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury);
  • (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that conceals your undesirable shortcomings by exaggerating desirable behaviors;

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    Hyponyms: indemnification, overcompensation, workmen's compensation, reimbursement, emolument, blood money, damages, amends, indemnity, restitution, redress, counterbalance, offset, reparation

     

    Derivational Morphology: compensate, counterbalance, correct, even out, even off, even up, right, redress, pay, pay off, make up, recompense, repair, indemnify, remunerate, cover, overcompensate

     

     
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