Synonyms of 'compensation'
He received one year's salary as compensation for loss of office.
The present she left him was no compensation for her absence.
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If you do something as an atonement for doing something wrong, you do it to show that you are sorry.
True guilt is marked by a willingness to make atonement.
An indemnity is an amount of money paid to someone because of some damage or loss they have suffered.
The government paid the family an indemnity for the missing pictures.
Thesaurus for compensation from the Collins English Thesaurus
Compensation is money that someone who has experienced loss or suffering claims from the person or organization responsible , or from the state.