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  • To pay someone in exchange for work done or some other consideration.
         It is hard work, but they will compensate you well for it.
  • To make up for; to do something in place of something else; to correct or fill.
         He tries to use a loud voice to compensate for a lack of personality.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Com"pen*sate (? or ?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Compensated; p. pr. & vb. n. Compensating.] [L. compensatus, p. p. of compensare, prop., to weigh several things with one another, to balance with one another, verb intens. fr. compendere. See Compendium.] 1. To make equal return to; to remunerate; to recompense; to give an equivalent to; to requite suitably; as, to compensate a laborer for his work, or a merchant for his losses.

2. To be equivalent in value or effect to; to counterbalance; to make up for; to make amends for.

The length of the night and the dews thereof do compensate the heat of the day.

The pleasures of life do not compensate the miseries.

Syn. -- To recompense; remunerate; indemnify; reward; requite; counterbalance.

Com"pen*sate, v. i. To make amends; to supply an equivalent; -- followed by for; as, nothing can compensate for the loss of reputation.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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