recompenses 1 of 2

plural of recompense


2 of 2


present tense third-person singular of recompense
as in compensates
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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as in pays
to give what is owed for that company still needs to recompense the work that the contractor finished last month

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as in reimburses
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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as in repays
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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“Recompenses.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

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