Word:

Recompense

Rec´om`pense   Pronunciation: r?k´?m`p?ns
v. t.1.To render an equivalent to, for service, loss, etc.; to requite; to remunerate; to compensate.
[imp. & p. p. Recompensed (-p?nst); p. pr. & vb. n. Recompensing (-p?n`s?ng).]
He can not recompense me better.
- Shak.
2.To return an equivalent for; to give compensation for; to atone for; to pay for.
God recompenseth the gift.
- Robynson (More's Utopia).
To recompense
My rash, but more unfortunate, misdeed.
- Milton.
3.To give in return; to pay back; to pay, as something earned or deserved.
Recompense to no man evil for evil.
- Rom. xii. 17.
v. i.1.To give recompense; to make amends or requital.
n.1.An equivalent returned for anything done, suffered, or given; compensation; requital; suitable return.
To me belongeth vengeance, and recompense.
- Deut. xxii. 35.
And every transgression and disobedience received a just recompense of reward.
- Heb. ii. 2.
Noun1.recompense - payment or reward (as for service rendered)
2.recompense - the act of compensating for service or loss or injury
Synonyms: compensation
Verb1.recompense - 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"
2.recompense - make payment to; compensate; "My efforts were not remunerated"

RECOMPENSE. A reward for services; remuneration for goods or other property.
     2. In maritime law there is a distinction between recompense and restitution. (q.v.) When goods have been lost by jettison, if at any subsequent period of the voyage the remainder of the cargo be lost, the owner of the goods lost by jettison cannot claim restitution from the owners of the other goods; but in the case of expenses incurred with a view to the general benefit, it is clear that they ought to be made good to the party, whether he be an agent employed by the master in a foreign port or the ship owner himself.

accord, amend, amends, atone, atone for, atonement, award, balance, balancing, blood money, comeuppance, commutation, compensate, compensation, composition, compromise, consideration, correct, correction, counteraction, counterbalancing, cover, damages, desert, deserts, do penance, emend, expiate, expiation, expiatory offering, fee, fill up, fixing, get satisfaction, give and take, give satisfaction, grant, guerdon, honorarium, indemnification, indemnify, indemnity, just deserts, lex talionis, live down, make all square, make amends, make compensation, make good, make matters up, make reparation, make requital, make restitution, make retribution, make right, make up for, making amends, making good, making right, making up, meed, mending, offset, offsetting, overhaul, overhauling, pay, pay back, pay by installments, pay damages, pay off, pay on, pay reparations, pay the forfeit, pay the penalty, paying back, peace offering, piaculum, prepay, price, propitiate, propitiation, punishment, put right, put straight, put to rights, quit, quittance, reclamation, rectification, rectify, redeem, redemption, redress, refund, reimburse, reimbursement, remedy, remit, remunerate, remuneration, render, repair, repairing, reparation, repay, repayment, reprisal, requital, requite, requitement, restitution, retaliate, retaliation, retribution, return, revenge, reward, right, salary, salvage, satisfaction, satisfy, set right, set straight, set to rights, set up, smart money, solatium, square, square it, square things, squaring, substitution, tender, troubleshooting, vouchsafe, wergild, what is due, what is merited
Browse
Recomforture
Recommence
Recommencement
Recommend
Recommendable
Recommendation
Recommendative
Recommendatory
recommended
Recommended Standard
Recommender
Recommission
Recommit
Recommitment
Recompact
Recompensation
-- Recompense --
Recompense or recovery in value
Recompensement
Recompenser
Recompensive
Recompilation
Recompile
Recompilement
Recompose
Recomposer
Recomposition
Reconcentrado
Reconcentrate
Reconcentration
Reconcilable
Reconcile
reconciled
Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home