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Definitions of compensate:
  • verb:   make payment to; compensate
  • verb:   make amends for; pay compensation for
    Example: "She was compensated for the loss of her arm in the accident"
  • verb:   adjust or make up for
  • verb:   make reparations or amends for
  • verb:   make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities
  • verb:   do or give something to somebody in return

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See compensate used in context: 22 poetry verses, 23 definitions

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