French translation of 'compensate'
1. [person] (financially) indemniser ⧫ dédommager
to compensate sb for sth indemniser qn de qch ⧫ dédommager qn de qch
2. (= offset) compenser
to compensate for sth compenser qch
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Example Sentences Including 'compensate'
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Kelly selected something that might be filling, even healthy, to compensate for the lack of taste.WITHOUT REMORSE (2004)
I can't give her the story she wants, he thought, but there must be some way I can compensate her.YELLOW BIRD (2004)
He gestured frequently and with energy, Bartlemy noticed, perhaps to compensate for his still imperfect grasp of the language.THE GREENSTONE GRAIL: THE SANGREAL TRILOGY ONE (2004)
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'compensate' in Other Languages
British English: compensate /ˈkɒmpɛnˌseɪt/ VERB
If someone is compensated for something unpleasant which has happened to them, they receive compensation for it.
Farmers will be compensated for their losses.
- American English: compensate
- Arabic: يُعَوِّضُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: compensar
- Chinese: 赔偿
- Croatian: nadoknaditi
- Czech: odškodnit
- Danish: kompensere
- Dutch: compenseren
- European Spanish: compensar
- Finnish: hyvittää
- French: compenser
- German: entschädigen
- Greek: αποζημιώνω
- Italian: compensare
- Japanese: 補償する
- Korean: 보상하다
- Norwegian: kompansere
- Polish: wynagrodzić
- European Portuguese: compensar
- Romanian: a compensa
- Russian: компенсировать
- Spanish: compensar
- Swedish: kompensera
- Thai: ชดเชย
- Turkish: telafi etmek
- Ukrainian: компенсувати
- Vietnamese: đền bù
Translation of compensate from the Collins English to French Dictionary