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recompensed

verb
past tense of recompense

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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

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2 to give what is owed for
  • that company still needs to recompense the work that the contractor finished last month

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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

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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

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“Recompensed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/recompensed. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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