compensating

present participle of compensate
1
as in reimbursing
to provide (someone) with a just payment for loss or injury you'll have to compensate the neighbors for cutting down their tree

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as in paying
to give (someone) the sum of money owed for goods or services received compensate them well for their efforts

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“Compensating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/compensating. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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