com·pen·sate /'käm-pən-ˌsāt, -ˌpen-/ vt -sat·ed, -sat·ing: to make an appropriate and usu. counterbalancing payment tocompensate the victims for their injuriesadequately compensated for her workcom·pen·sa·to·ry /kəm-'pen-sə-ˌtōr-ē/ adj
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
act against with equal force, allow for, atone, balance, be equivalent, compensare, correspond, counteract, counterpoise, countervail, counterweigh, equalize, equate, equilibrate, even, furnish an equivalent, level off, make equal, make level, make steady, make up for, neutralize, offset, oppose, produce equilibrium, restore to equilibrium, set off, square, stabilize, strike a balance
allow for, defray, discharge a debt, give equal value, give satisfaction for damage, give satisfaction for injury, honor, indemnify, make payment, make restitution, pay damages, pay for, pay in full, pay the equivalent, pay the value, pay wages, recompense, redress, refund, reimburse, remit, remunerari, remunerate for injury, repay, repay for a loss, return, reward, reward for a loss, reward for an injury, salary, satisfy, settle accounts with
associated concepts: compensation for expenses, compensation for goods sold and delivered, compensation for hospital bills, compensation for injuries, compensation for out-of-pocket expenses, compensation for pain and suffering, compensation for the negligent acts of another, compensation for wrongdoing, costs, fair and reasonable compensation, fees, penalties, reimbursement, wages, workmen's compensation
bear the expense, contribute (indemnify), defray, disburse (pay out), indemnify, outbalance, pay, quit (repay), recoup (reimburse), redeem (satisfy debts), redress, refund, reimburse, remit (send payment), remunerate, repay, replace, return (refund), satisfy (discharge)
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
v.(1) To give someone money to make up for an injury he or she has suffered.(2) To pay someone for work he or she has performed.n.compensation
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.