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Compensate

compensate vt

-sat·ed
-sat·ing
: to make an appropriate and usually counterbalancing payment to [ the victims for their injuries] [adequately compensated for her work]
com·pen·sa·to·ry [kəm-pen-sə-tōr-ē]
adj



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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