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English noun: recompense

1. recompense (possession) payment or reward (as for service rendered)


Broader (hypernym)payment


Narrower (hyponym)adjustment, allowance, compensation

2. recompense (act) the act of compensating for service or loss or injury


Synonymscompensation


Broader (hypernym)correction, rectification


Narrower (hyponym)indemnification


English verb: recompense

1. recompense (possession) make amends for; pay compensation for


SamplesOne 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.


Synonymscompensate, indemnify, repair


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Broader (hypernym)pay


Narrower (hyponym)give

2. recompense (possession) make payment to; compensate


SamplesMy efforts were not remunerated.


Synonymscompensate, remunerate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)pay


Narrower (hyponym)recoup, reimburse









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