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 damages, indemnification, indemnity, quittance, recompense, recoupment, redress, remuneration, reparation, reprisal(s), requital, restitution, satisfaction Related Words 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 payment, consideration, pay, recompense, remittance, remuneration, requitalRelated Words 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 payment, disbursement, giving, paying, remitment, remittance, remunerationRelated Words rendering, tendering; reimbursement, repayment; paying off, paying up, prepayment; overpaymentNear Antonyms underpaymentAntonyms nonpayment

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