English Thesaurus

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make up for something

  1. compensate for, redress, make amends for, atone for, balance out, offset, expiate, requite, make reparation for, make recompense for • The compensation is intended to make up for stress caused.
  2. offset, balance out, compensate for, redeem, cancel out, neutralize, counterbalance, counterweigh • His skill makes up for his lack of speed
See make

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