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rec•om•pense



Pronunciation: (rek'um-pens"), [key]
v., -pensed, -pens•ing,
n.


v.t.
1. to repay; remunerate; reward, as for service, aid, etc.
2. to pay or give compensation for; make restitution or requital for (damage, injury, or the like).

v.i.
to make compensation for something; repay someone: no attempt to recompense for our trouble.

n.
1. compensation, as for an injury, wrong, etc.: to make recompense for the loss one's carelessness has caused.
2. a repayment or requital, as for favors, gifts, etc.
3. a remuneration or reward, as for services, aid, or the like.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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