compensate for

phr verb
Compensate for is used with these nouns as the object: ↑shortcoming, ↑wrong

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  • compensate for — index cover (provide for) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • compensate for — reduce or counteract (something undesirable) by exerting an opposite force or effect. → compensate …   English new terms dictionary

  • compensate for injury — index indemnify Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • compensate for loss — index indemnify Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • compensate for loss sustained — index indemnify Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • stipulation to compensate for loss — index insurance Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • compensate — com‧pen‧sate [ˈkɒmpənseɪt ǁ ˈkɑːm ] verb [intransitive, transitive] 1. to pay someone money because they have suffered injury, loss, or damage: compensate somebody for something • He has promised to compensate farmers for the price cuts. 2. HUMAN …   Financial and business terms

  • compensate — vb 1 Compensate, countervail, balance, offset, counterbalance, counterpoise are comparable when meaning to make up for or to undo the effects of. Compensate is by far the broadest of these terms both in mode of use and scope of application. It… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Compensate — Com pen*sate, v. i. To make amends; to supply an equivalent; followed by for; as, nothing can compensate for the loss of reputation. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • compensate — ► VERB 1) give (someone) something to reduce or balance the bad effect of loss, suffering, or injury. 2) (compensate for) make up for (something undesirable) by exerting an opposite force or effect. DERIVATIVES compensator noun compensatory… …   English terms dictionary

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