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compensation

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of compensation

  1. 1 payment to another for a loss or injury a warehouse worker who received a large compensation for his crippling injury while on the job Synonyms of compensation damages, indemnification, indemnity, quittance, recompense, recoupment, redress, remuneration, reparation, reprisal(s), requital, restitution, satisfaction Words Related to compensation punitive damage, solatium; amends, atonement, expiation; refund, reimbursement, repayment; adjustment, settlement; punishment, retaliation

  2. 2 something (as money) that is given or received in return for goods or services fair compensation for his work on the project Synonyms of compensation payment, consideration, pay, recompense, remittance, remuneration, requitalWords Related to compensation salary, stipend, wage(s); disbursement, expenditure, outlay; rebate, refund; indemnity, recoupment, redress, reparation, restitution; adjustment, settlement; deposit; reimbursement, repayment; prepayment; overpayment; rent, rental

  3. 3 the act of offering money in exchange for goods or services his generous compensation was greatly appreciated Synonyms of compensation payment, disbursement, giving, paying, remitment, remittance, remunerationWords Related to compensation rendering, tendering; reimbursement, repayment; paying off, paying up, prepayment; overpaymentNear Antonyms of compensation underpaymentAntonyms of compensation nonpayment



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