Synonyms and Antonyms of recompense

  1. 1 payment to another for a loss or injury the jury awarded an additional $5,000 in recompense for physical pain and suffering Synonyms damages, indemnification, indemnity, quittance, compensation, recoupment, redress, remuneration, reparation, reprisal(s), requital, restitution, satisfactionRelated 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 the volunteer expects nothing more than sincere thanks as recompense for his efforts Synonyms compensation, consideration, pay, payment, 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



Synonyms and Antonyms of recompense

  1. 1 to give (someone) the sum of money owed for goods or services received the cash-strapped museum can recompense lecturers with only token honorariums Synonyms compensate, pay, remunerateRelated Words refund, reimburse, repay, requite; remit; pay off, pay up, prepayNear Antonyms stiff

  2. 2 to give what is owed for that company still needs to recompense the work that the contractor finished last month Synonyms ante up, balance, clear, discharge, foot, liquidate, meet, pay off, pay up, pony up, quit, pay, settle, spring (for), standAntonyms repudiate

  3. 3 to provide (someone) with a just payment for loss or injury the government has yet to adequately recompense the property owners for the land taken for the new highway Synonyms indemnify, compensate, recoup, remunerate, requite, satisfyRelated Words refund, reimburse, repay; redress, remedy, repair; discharge, pay, quit

  4. 4 to make a return for the wealthy gentleman told the poor little girl she could recompense his generosity simply by enjoying her new toys Synonyms reciprocate, repay, requiteRelated Words exchange; compensate, indemnify, pay, recoup, remunerate, satisfy; give back, refund, reimburse, restitute; avenge, get back (at), retaliate, revengeNear Antonyms owe

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