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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 ?
He was happy in the return he had made her, he was recompensed for his suffering, be was proud of his strength.
The chuckle with which he said this, and the chuckle with which he paid for the Turkey, and the chuckle with which he paid for the cab, and the chuckle with which he recompensed the boy, were only to be exceeded by the chuckle with which he sat down breathless in his chair again, and chuckled till he cried.
All crimes against the state, are punished here with the utmost severity; but, if the person accused makes his innocence plainly to appear upon his trial, the accuser is immediately put to an ignominious death; and out of his goods or lands the innocent person is quadruply recompensed for the loss of his time, for the danger he underwent, for the hardship of his imprisonment, and for all the charges he has been at in making his defence; or, if that fund be deficient, it is largely supplied by the crown.
He again repeated the message and commission with which he was to go on his behalf to his lady Dulcinea, and said he was not to be uneasy as to the payment of his services, for before leaving home he had made his will, in which he would find himself fully recompensed in the matter of wages in due proportion to the time he had served; but if God delivered him safe, sound, and unhurt out of that danger, he might look upon the promised island as much more than certain.
Noirtier are not on the best terms possible, and that is another sacrifice made to the royal cause, and for which you should be recompensed.
I'll have someone else to fill my heart," she consoled herself, thrilling anew with the conviction that then she would be more than recompensed for everything.
He waited, he gibbered, he was recompensed, he was dissatisfied, he did not leave them until he had swept their minds clean of all thoughts whether pleasant or unpleasant.
If, on the other hand, you are come to restore me to that position in the sunshine of fortune and glory to which I was destined by Heaven; if by your means I am enabled to live in the memory of man, and confer luster on my race by deeds of valor, or by solid benefits bestowed upon my people; if, from my present depths of sorrow, aided by your generous hand, I raise myself to the very height of honor, then to you, whom I thank with blessings, to you will I offer half my power and my glory: though you would still be but partly recompensed, and your share must always remain incomplete, since I could not divide with you the happiness received at your hands.
I do think myself, my good lord, highly recompensed in
I had hoped," said my lady, very slowly and quietly, "to have recompensed your services, and to have parted with you without Miss Verinder's name having been openly mentioned between us as it has been mentioned now.