About  |  Kamus SABDA Mobile
Table of Contents -- recompense
Link, Gadget and Share
Copy the code below to your site:
Add to your browser


Noun, Verb (transitive)


Noun recompense has 2 senses

Verb recompense has 2 senses


recompensev. t. [F. récompenser, LL. recompensare, fr.L. pref. re- re- + compensare to compensate. See Compensate.].
  •  To render an equivalent to, for service, loss, etc.; to requite; to remunerate; to compensate.  [1913 Webster]
    "He can not recompense me better."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To return an equivalent for; to give compensation for; to atone for; to pay for.  [1913 Webster]
    "God recompenseth the gift."  [1913 Webster]
    "To recompense
    My rash, but more unfortunate, misdeed.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To give in return; to pay back; to pay, as something earned or deserved.  [1913 Webster]
    "Recompense to no man evil for evil."  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- To repay; requite; compensate; reward; remunerate.
recompensev. i. 
     To give recompense; to make amends or requital.  [1913 Webster]
recompensen. [Cf. F. récompense.].
     An equivalent returned for anything done, suffered, or given; compensation; requital; suitable return.  [1913 Webster]
    "To me belongeth vengeance, and recompense."  [1913 Webster]
    "And every transgression and disobedience received a just recompense of reward."  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- Repayment; compensation; remuneration; amends; satisfaction; reward; requital.


recompense, v. & n.
1 make amends to (a person) or for (a loss etc.).
2 requite; reward or punish (a person or action).
1 a reward; requital.
2 retribution; satisfaction given for an injury.

ME f. OF recompense(r) f. LL recompensare (as RE-, COMPENSATE)



accord, amend, amends, atone, atone for, atonement, award, balance, balancing, blood money, comeuppance, commutation, compensate, compensation, composition, compromise, consideration, correct, correction, counteraction, counterbalancing, cover, damages, desert, deserts, do penance, emend, expiate, expiation, expiatory offering, fee, fill up, fixing, get satisfaction, give and take, give satisfaction, grant, guerdon, honorarium, indemnification, indemnify, indemnity, just deserts, lex talionis, live down, make all square, make amends, make compensation, make good, make matters up, make reparation, make requital, make restitution, make retribution, make right, make up for, making amends, making good, making right, making up, meed, mending, offset, offsetting, overhaul, overhauling, pay, pay back, pay by installments, pay damages, pay off, pay on, pay reparations, pay the forfeit, pay the penalty, paying back, peace offering, piaculum, prepay, price, propitiate, propitiation, punishment, put right, put straight, put to rights, quit, quittance, reclamation, rectification, rectify, redeem, redemption, redress, refund, reimburse, reimbursement, remedy, remit, remunerate, remuneration, render, repair, repairing, reparation, repay, repayment, reprisal, requital, requite, requitement, restitution, retaliate, retaliation, retribution, return, revenge, reward, right, salary, salvage, satisfaction, satisfy, set right, set straight, set to rights, set up, smart money, solatium, square, square it, square things, squaring, substitution, tender, troubleshooting, vouchsafe, wergild, what is due, what is merited




N reward, recompense, remuneration, meed, guerdon, reguerdon, price, indemnity, indemnification, quittance, compensation, reparation, redress, satisfaction, reckoning, acknowledgment, requital, amends, sop, atonement, retribution, consideration, return, quid pro quo, salvage, perquisite, vail, douceur, bribe, hush money, smart money, blackmail, extortion, carcelage, solatium, allowance, salary, stipend, wages, compensation, pay, payment, emolument, tribute, batta, shot, scot, bonus, premium, tip, fee, honorarium, hire, dasturi, dustoori, mileage, crown, remunerative, remuneratory, munerary, compensatory, retributive, reparatory, rewarding, satisfactory, fideli certa merces, honor virtutis praemium, tibi seris tibi metis.

VB reward, recompense, repay, requite, remunerate, munerate, compensate, fee, pay one's footing, make amends, indemnify, atone, satisfy, acknowledge, get for one's pains, reap the fruits of, tip.


VB be right, stand to reason, see justice done, see one righted, see fair play, do justice to, recompense, bold the scales even, give and take, serve one right, put the saddle on the right horse, give every one his due, give the devil his due, audire alteram partem, deserve.

copyright © 2012 Yayasan Lembaga SABDA (YLSA) | To report a problem/suggestion