Definitions For Compensate


  • Make payment to; compensate
  • Make amends for; pay compensation for
  • Do or give something to somebody in return
  • Make reparations or amends for
  • Adjust for
  • Make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities
  • To provide something good as a balance against something bad or undesirable : to make up forsome defect or weakness
  • To give money or something else of value to (someone) in return for something (such as work) or as payment for something lost, damaged, etc.

Is Compensate a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Compensate is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 20 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Compensate in a Sentence

  • His enthusiasm compensates for his lack of skill.
  • The price of the item has been reduced to compensate for a defect.
  • compensate workers for their labor

Synonyms for Compensate

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