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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Receiving or eligible for some type of pay.

Usage examples (33)
  • Verb (used with object) : They gave him ten dollars to compensate him for his trouble. ,He compensated his homely appearance with great personal charm
  • Verb (used without object) : His occasional courtesies did not compensate for his general rudeness
  • How well they are compensated is a matter of debate.
  • But Palin compensated for what she lacked in talent (and height) with a freakish intensity. for more
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