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rec·om·pense

 (rĕk′əm-pĕns′)
tr.v. rec·om·pensed, rec·om·pens·ing, rec·om·pens·es
1. To award compensation to: recompensed the victims of the accident.
2. To award compensation for; make a return for: recompensed their injuries.
n.
1. Amends made, as for damage or loss.
2. Payment in return for something, such as a service.

[Middle English recompensen, from Old French recompenser, from Late Latin recompēnsāre : Latin re-, re- + Latin compēnsāre, to compensate; see compensate.]

recompense

(ˈrɛkəmˌpɛns)
vb
1. (tr) to pay or reward for service, work, etc
2. (tr) to compensate for loss, injury, etc
n
3. compensation for loss, injury, etc: to make recompense.
4. reward, remuneration, or repayment
[C15: from Old French recompenser, from Latin re- + compensāre to balance in weighing; see compensate]
ˈrecomˌpensable adj
ˈrecomˌpenser n

rec•om•pense

(ˈrɛk əmˌpɛns)

v. -pensed, -pens•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to make payment or return to, as for work done, injury sustained, or favors received.
2. to pay or give compensation for; make restitution for.
v.i.
3. to make compensation or return for something; repay or requite someone.
n.
4. a repayment, requital, or reward, as for services, gifts, or favors.
5. compensation, as for an injury; reparation.
[1375–1425; < Middle French recompenser < Late Latin recompēnsāre= Latin re- re- + compēnsāre (see compensate)]

recompense


Past participle: recompensed
Gerund: recompensing

Imperative
recompense
recompense
Present
I recompense
you recompense
he/she/it recompenses
we recompense
you recompense
they recompense
Preterite
I recompensed
you recompensed
he/she/it recompensed
we recompensed
you recompensed
they recompensed
Present Continuous
I am recompensing
you are recompensing
he/she/it is recompensing
we are recompensing
you are recompensing
they are recompensing
Present Perfect
I have recompensed
you have recompensed
he/she/it has recompensed
we have recompensed
you have recompensed
they have recompensed
Past Continuous
I was recompensing
you were recompensing
he/she/it was recompensing
we were recompensing
you were recompensing
they were recompensing
Past Perfect
I had recompensed
you had recompensed
he/she/it had recompensed
we had recompensed
you had recompensed
they had recompensed
Future
I will recompense
you will recompense
he/she/it will recompense
we will recompense
you will recompense
they will recompense
Future Perfect
I will have recompensed
you will have recompensed
he/she/it will have recompensed
we will have recompensed
you will have recompensed
they will have recompensed
Future Continuous
I will be recompensing
you will be recompensing
he/she/it will be recompensing
we will be recompensing
you will be recompensing
they will be recompensing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been recompensing
you have been recompensing
he/she/it has been recompensing
we have been recompensing
you have been recompensing
they have been recompensing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been recompensing
you will have been recompensing
he/she/it will have been recompensing
we will have been recompensing
you will have been recompensing
they will have been recompensing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been recompensing
you had been recompensing
he/she/it had been recompensing
we had been recompensing
you had been recompensing
they had been recompensing
Conditional
I would recompense
you would recompense
he/she/it would recompense
we would recompense
you would recompense
they would recompense
Past Conditional
I would have recompensed
you would have recompensed
he/she/it would have recompensed
we would have recompensed
you would have recompensed
they would have recompensed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.recompense - payment or reward (as for service rendered)
allowance, adjustment - an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances; "an allowance for profit"
payment - a sum of money paid or a claim discharged
compensation - something (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury)
2.recompense - the act of compensating for service or loss or injury
correction, rectification - the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right
indemnification - an act of compensation for actual loss or damage or for trouble and annoyance
Verb1.recompense - 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"
pay - give money, usually in exchange for goods or services; "I paid four dollars for this sandwich"; "Pay the waitress, please"
give - deliver in exchange or recompense; "I'll give you three books for four CDs"
2.recompense - make payment to; compensate; "My efforts were not remunerated"
recoup, reimburse - reimburse or compensate (someone), as for a loss
pay - give money, usually in exchange for goods or services; "I paid four dollars for this sandwich"; "Pay the waitress, please"

recompense

verb
1. compensate, reimburse, redress, repay, pay for, satisfy, make good, make up for, make amends for, indemnify, requite, make restitution for If they succeed in court, they will be fully recompensed for their loss.

recompense

verb
1. To give compensation to:
2. To give payment to in return for goods or services rendered:
3. To give a satisfactory return to:
noun
2. Something justly deserved:
comeuppance, desert (often used in plural), due, guerdon, reward, wage (often used in plural).
Informal: lump (used in plural).
Idioms: what is coming to one, what one has coming.
3. Something given in exchange for goods or services rendered:
Translations
جَزاء، مُكافأه، تَعْويضيُعَوِّض، يُكافِئ
náhradaodměnaodměnit
godtgøregodtgørelse
bætur; òóknunlauna; borga bætur
atlīdzinātkompensācija, atlīdzība
tazmintazmin etmektelâfi etmek

recompense

[ˈrekəmpens]
A. N (gen) → recompensa f; (financial) → indemnización f
B. VT (gen) → recompensar; (financially) → indemnizar

recompense

[ˈrɛkəmpɛns]
vt
(gen)récompenser
(financially)dédommager
n
(gen)récompense f
(financial)dédommagement m

recompense

n
(= reward)Belohnung f; as a recompenseals or zur Belohnung; in recompense forals Belohnung für
(Jur, fig) → Entschädigung f; (of loss)Wiedergutmachung f
vt
(= reward)belohnen
(Jur, fig: = repay) personentschädigen; damage, losswiedergutmachen

recompense

[ˈrɛkəmpɛns]
1. nricompensa (Law) (for damage) → risarcimento
2. vtricompensare
to recompense sb (for sth) (Law) → risarcire qn (di qc)

recompense

(ˈrekəmpens) noun
money etc given to someone in return for his trouble, inconvenience or effort.
verb
to give (someone) money etc in return for effort, inconvenience etc. The nobleman recompensed his followers for their loyalty.

recompense

n. recompensa, compensación, reparación.
References in classic literature ?
While she dressed me I explained to her my intentions and what assistance I should require from her, and told her which of my things she was to pack up, and what she was to leave behind for herself, as I had no other means of recompensing her for this sudden dismissal after her long and faithful service: a circumstance I most deeply regretted, but could not avoid.
There was a show of gratitude and worship in his attachment to my mother, differing wholly from the doting fondness of age, for it was inspired by reverence for her virtues and a desire to be the means of, in some degree, recompensing her for the sorrows she had endured, but which gave inexpressible grace to his behaviour to her.
Chuckling as though in very great glee, and recompensing himself for the restraint he had lately put upon his countenance by twisting it into all imaginable varieties of ugliness, Mr Quilp, rocking himself to and fro in his chair and nursing his left leg at the same time, fell into certain meditations, of which it may be necessary to relate the substance.