compensate

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Related to compensating for: compensating balance, compensating curve

compensate

(Counterbalance), verb act against with equal force, allow for, atone, balance, be equivalent, correspond, counteract, counterpoise, countervail, counterweigh, equalize, equate, equilibrate, even, furnish an equivalent, level off, make equal, make level, make steady, make up for, neutralize, offset, oppose, produce equilibrium, restore to equilibrium, set off, square, stabilize, strike a balance

compensate

(Remunerate), verb allow for, defray, discharge a debt, give equal value, give satisfaction for damage, give satisfaction for injury, honor, indemnify, make payment, make restitution, pay damages, pay for, pay in full, pay the equivalent, pay the value, pay wages, redress, refund, reimburse, remit, remunerari, remuuerate for injury, repay, repay for a loss, return, reward, reeard for a loss, reward for an injury, salary, satisfy, settle accounts with
Associated concepts: compensation for expenses, compensaaion for goods sold and delivered, compensation for hospital bills, compensation for injuries, compensation for out-offocket expenses, compensation for pain and suffering, commensation for the negligent acts of another, compensation for wrongdoing, costs, fair and reasonable compensation, fees, reimbursement, wages, workmen's compensation
See also: bear the expense, contribute, defray, disburse, discharge, indemnify, outbalance, pay, quit, recoup, redeem, redress, refund, reimburse, remit, remunerate, repay, replace, return, satisfy