• Pronunciation of compensate: K AA1 M P AH0 N S EY0 T ('kɑmpən,seɪt)

  • Number of syllables of compensate: 3

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  • Definition of compensate

    • (v): make payment to; compensate; "My efforts were not remunerated"  
    • (v): make amends for; pay compensation for; "One can never fully repair the suffering and losses of the Jews in the Third Reich"; "She was compensated for the loss of her arm in the accident"  
    • (v): do or give something to somebody in return; "Does she pay you for the work you are doing?"  
    • (v): make reparations or amends for; "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"  
    • (v): adjust or make up for; "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance"  
    • (v): make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities; "he is compensating for being a bad father"  

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