|part of speech:
||compensates, compensating, compensated
||to pay or repay.
I compensated him for the dinner he gave us.
- similar words:
- make amends, make up, offset, refund, reward, satisfy
||to take the place of or make up for something (usually followed by "for").
Her experience compensates for her lack of education.
||award, give, make amends, redeem