Definition of 'compensate'
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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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Translations for 'compensate'
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
Definition of compensate from the Collins English Dictionary
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