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Definition 1: the act of compensating for service or loss or injury - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for recompense in the sense of this definition

(recompense is a kind of ...) the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right

(... is a kind of recompense ) an act of compensation for actual loss or damage or for trouble and annoyance

Definition 2: payment or reward (as for service rendered) - [noun denoting possession]

(recompense is a kind of ...) a sum of money paid or a claim discharged

(... is a kind of recompense ) an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances

"an allowance for profit"

(... is a kind of recompense ) something (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury)

Definition 3: make payment to; compensate - [verb of possession]

Samples where recompense or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • My efforts were not remunerated

Synonyms for recompense in the sense of this definition

(recompense is a kind of ...) give money, usually in exchange for goods or services

"I paid four dollars for this sandwich" "Pay the waitress, please"

(... is a kind of recompense ) reimburse or compensate (someone), as for a loss

Definition 4: make amends for; pay compensation for - [verb of possession]

Samples where recompense or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for recompense in the sense of this definition

(recompense is a kind of ...) give money, usually in exchange for goods or services

"I paid four dollars for this sandwich" "Pay the waitress, please"

(... is a kind of recompense ) deliver in exchange or recompense

"I'll give you three books for four CDs"

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