Definition of compensate:
insure, sort out, counterbalance, deal, recoup, oppose, animate, change, punish, counterpoise, amend, encompass, comprise, buy off, incubate, even out, overcompensate, recreate, bear the cost/expense etc., revivify, accord, handle, comprehend, overlay, pass over, behave, fabricate, set off, constitute, shift, flush, address, vivify, breed, chasten, patch up, make, objurgate, make up for, slump, get over, remediate, cut through, even, pay out, quicken, renovate, jog, avenge, level, be, conform, mend, hatch, hide, devote, chastise, settle with, conciliate, traverse, reciprocate, wrap up, underwrite, spread over, revive, requite, invent, shroud, embrace, tend, catch up with, track, make up, continue, diversify, order, redress, put up, recompense, yield, pay back, invest in, even off, indemnify, over-correct, square up, liquidate, ante up, even up, satisfy, represent, alter, decline, castigate, get across, right, substitute, report, turn into, convert, change into, furbish up, pay off, cut across, restore, steer a course, plow, correct, enshroud, fund, brood, revenge, revert to, finance, touch on, get, extend, spend, manufacture, reanimate, resort, repair, outweigh, remunerate, bushel, fix, go into, countervail, quit, pay up, cook up, doctor, discipline yourself, bear, cover up, become, be your normal self, discipline, conduct yourself, cross, cover.
- compensate (part of speech: verb)
- compromise (part of speech: verb)
- atone (part of speech: verb)
- pay (part of speech: verb)
- reward (part of speech: verb)
- recompense (part of speech: verb)
In the exaltation of the hour he felt that, whatever might be the result, he had received a revelation of capabilities in his nature of which he had not dreamed, and which at the time promised to compensate for any consequent reaction.- "His Sombre Rivals", E. P. Roe.
If you should achieve the brilliant results that now dazzle your eyes, and in pursuit of which you are venturing so much, would there be any thing in all you gained to compensate for the destruction of our daughter's happiness?"- "The Good Time Coming", T. S. Arthur.
Sewing I had always hated, for it is absurd to suppose that embroidering, knitting stockings, and making shirts, can really render any human being happy, or compensate for unsatisfied desires- She paused a moment and gazed sadly into vacancy.- "The Children of the World", Paul Heyse.