make up for something
- 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.
- offset, balance out, compensate for, redeem, cancel out, neutralize, counterbalance, counterweigh •
His skill makes up for his lack of speed
Definition of make up for something from the Collins English Thesaurus
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