amends, atonement, damages, indemnification, indemnity, meed (archaic) offset, payment, recompense, reimbursement, remuneration, reparation, requital, restitution, reward, satisfaction
English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus
compensation ( compensations plural )
1 n-uncount Compensation is money that someone who has experienced loss or suffering claims from the person or organization responsible, or from the state.
He received one year's salary as compensation for loss of office..., The Court ordered Dr Williams to pay £300 compensation and £100 costs after admitting assault.
2 n-var If something is some compensationfor something bad that has happened, it makes you feel better.
oft N for n/-ing
Helen gained some compensation for her earlier defeat by winning the final open class..., Despite a reduction in earnings there are compensations in moving to the north-east where the quality of life is excellent...
Translation English - Cobuild Collins Dictionary
money paid to someone because they have suffered injury or loss, or because they own has been damaged
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