Compensation ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Compensation ( noun )

  1. Payment or other reward made to someone in recognition of loss, injury, or suffering.
  2. Something given or received as an equivalent for a service or loss.
  3. Something that makes up for a disadvantage or deficiency.
  4. The action of compensating for something.
  5. The state of being compensated.

Origin:

Late middle english: from old french compensacion, from latin compensatio(n-), from the verb compensare (see compensate).

Examples:

  1. He received compensation for the accident.
  2. She received compensation for the loss.
  3. They received compensation for the injury.
  4. He received compensation for his suffering.
  5. She received compensation for her pain.

(As a verb)

Compensation ( verb )

  1. Payment or other reward made to someone in recognition of loss, injury, or suffering.
  2. Something given or received as an equivalent for a service or loss.
  3. Something that makes up for a disadvantage or deficiency.
  4. The action of compensating for something.
  5. The state of being compensated.

Origin:

Late middle english: from old french compensacion, from latin compensatio(n-), from the verb compensare (see compensate).

Examples:

  1. He received compensation for the accident.
  2. She received compensation for the loss.
  3. They received compensation for the injury.
  4. He received compensation for his suffering.
  5. She received compensation for her pain.
Some random words: sidesaddle, riser, anticommunism