seek compensation

Definition of seek compensation

somewhat formal

  1. :  to try to get an amount of money to make up for damage, trouble, etc. caused by someone

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to resort to :  go to

    :  to go in search of :  look for

    :  to try to discover

  1. :  the act of compensating :  the state of being compensated

    :  correction of an organic defect or loss byhypertrophy or by increased functioning of another organ or unimpaired parts of the same organ

    :  a psychological mechanism by which feelings of inferiority, frustration, or failure in one field are counterbalanced by achievement in another

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to criticize severely

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