seek compensation

Definition of seek compensation

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

Word by Word Definitions

seek play
  1. : to resort to : go to

  2. : to go in search of : look for

  3. : to try to discover

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

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

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


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