remuneration


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re·mu·ner·a·tion

 (rĭ-myo͞o′nə-rā′shən)
n.
1. The act of remunerating.
2. Something, such as a payment, that remunerates.

remuneration

(rɪˌmjuːnəˈreɪʃən)
n
1. the act of remunerating
2. pay; recompense

re•mu•ner•a•tion

(rɪˌmyu nəˈreɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of remunerating.
2. reward; pay.
[1470–80; earlier remuneracion < Latin remūnerātiō=remūnerā(rī) (see remunerate) + -tiō -tion]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.remuneration - something that remuneratesremuneration - something that remunerates; "wages were paid by check"; "he wasted his pay on drink"; "they saved a quarter of all their earnings"
combat pay - extra pay for soldiers engaged in active combat
double time - a doubled wage (for working overtime)
found - food and lodging provided in addition to money; "they worked for $30 and found"
half-pay - reduced wage paid to someone who is not working full time
living wage - a wage sufficient for a worker and family to subsist comfortably
merit pay - extra pay awarded to an employee on the basis of merit (especially to school teachers)
minimum wage - the lowest wage that an employer is allowed to pay; determined by contract or by law
pay envelope, pay packet - wages enclosed in an envelope for distribution to the wage earner
sick pay - wages paid to an employee who is on sick leave
strike pay - money paid to strikers from union funds
take-home pay - what is left of your pay after deductions for taxes and dues and insurance etc
regular payment - a payment made at regular times
payroll, paysheet - a list of employees and their salaries; "the company had a long payroll"
2.remuneration - the act of paying for goods or services or to recompense for losses; "adequate remuneration for his work"
defrayal, defrayment, payment - the act of paying money

remuneration

remuneration

noun
1. Something given in exchange for goods or services rendered:
2. Payment for work done:
Translations
odměna
aflønningbetalingløn
díjazás
laun, òóknun
ödüllendirme

remuneration

[rɪˌmjuːnəˈreɪʃən] Nremuneración f

remuneration

[rɪˌmjuːnəˈreɪʃən] nrémunération f

remuneration

nBezahlung f, → Vergütung f; (= reward)Belohnung f

remuneration

[rɪˌmjuːnəˈreɪʃn] n (frm) → rimunerazione f

remunerate

(rəˈmjuːnəreit) verb
to pay (someone) for something he has done.
reˌmuneˈration noun
reˈmunerative (-rətiv) adjective
bringing a good profit.
References in classic literature ?
I need it, and I seek it so far, sir, that some true philanthropist will put me in the way of getting work which I can do, and the remuneration for which will keep me, if but in the barest necessaries of life.
And it ends by stipulating that the answer shall be advertised in the Times; shall be addressed to "An Unknown Friend"; and shall state plainly what remuneration Mr.
My friend Heep has not fixed the positive remuneration at too high a figure, but he has made a great deal, in the way of extrication from the pressure of pecuniary difficulties, contingent on the value of my services; and on the value of those services I pin my faith.
Elizabeth handed the black a piece of silver as a remuneration for his loss, which had some effect in again unbending his muscles, and then expressed to her companion her readiness to return homeward.
confide in your Honour's humble servant for adequate remuneration per hoondi per annum three hundred rupees a year to one expensive education St Xavier, Lucknow, and allow small time to forward same per hoondi sent to any part of India as your Honour shall address yourself This servant of your Honour has presently no place to lay crown of his head, but going to Benares by train on account of persecution of old woman talking so much and unanxious residing Saharunpore in any domestic capacity.
Many a man has wished in his heart he could do without his guide; but knowing he could not, has wished he could get some amusement out of him as a remuneration for the affliction of his society.
You may put the remuneration for your services at whatever figure you like in reason, and it shall be paid over to you before we start.
Meantime, I searched, with great interest, the advertising columns of the newspapers, and wrote answers to every 'Wanted a Governess' that appeared at all eligible; but all my letters, as well as the replies, when I got any, were dutifully shown to my mother; and she, to my chagrin, made me reject the situations one after another: these were low people, these were too exacting in their demands, and these too niggardly in their remuneration.
To have a full stomach, to doze lazily in the sunshine--such things were remuneration in full for his ardours and toils, while his ardours and tolls were in themselves self-remunerative.
Behold me, then, now starting afresh in the world, in the character of a portrait-painter; with the payment of my remuneration from my first sitter depending whimsically on the life of my grandmother.
If Emily considered herself capable of contributing in this way to the completeness of his great work on "the ruined cities," she had only to apply to his bookseller in London, who would pay her the customary remuneration and give her every assistance of which she might stand in need.
The remuneration can scarcely repay you,' said Kate.