Compensation


Compensation
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Compensation->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ compensation
compensation
equation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ commutation
commutation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ indemnification
indemnification
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ compromise
compromise
&c. 774
neutralization
nullification
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ counteraction
counteraction
&c. 179
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ reaction
reaction
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ measure for measure
measure for measure
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ retaliation
retaliation
&c. 718
equalization
&c. 27
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ robbing Peter to pay Paul
robbing Peter to pay Paul
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ set-off
set-off
offset
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ make-weight
make-weight
casting-weight
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ counterpoise
counterpoise
ballast
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ indemnity
indemnity
equivalent
quid pro
quo
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ bribe
bribe
hush money
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ amends
amends
&c.(atonement) 952
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ counterbalance
counterbalance
counterclaim
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ cross-debt
cross-debt
cross-demand
PARAG:Compensation->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ make compensation
make compensation
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ compensate
compensate
compense
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ indemnify
indemnify
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ counteract
counteract
countervail
counterpoise
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ balance
balance
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ outbalance
outbalance
overbalance
counterbalance
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ set off
set off
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ hedge
hedge
square
give and take
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ make up for
make up for
lee way
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ cover
cover
fill up
neutralize
nullify
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ equalize
equalize
&c. 27
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ make good
make good
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ redeem
redeem
&c.(atone) 952
PARAG:Compensation->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ compensating
compensating
compensatory
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ countervailing
countervailing
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ in the opposite scale
in the opposite scale
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ equivalent
equivalent
&c.(equal) 27
PARAG:Compensation->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in return
in return
in consideration
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ but
but
however
yet
still
notwithstanding
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ nevertheless
nevertheless
nathless
none the less
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ although
although
though
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ albeit
albeit
howbeit
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ mauger
mauger
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ at all events
at all events
at any rate
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ be that as it may
be that as it may
for all that
even so
on the other
hand
at the same time
quoad minus
quand meme
however that may be
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ after all is said and done
after all is said and done
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ taking one thing with another
taking one thing with another
&c.(average) 29

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  • compensation — [ kɔ̃pɑ̃sasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1290; lat. compensatio, de compensare 1 ♦ Avantage qui compense (un désavantage). Compensation reçue pour des services rendus, des dommages. ⇒ indemnité; dédommagement, réparation, soulte. « Une augmentation de cent… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • compensation — com·pen·sa·tion /ˌkäm pən sā shən/ n 1: the act of compensating 2 in the civil law of Louisiana: the ending of mutual obligations between two people for money or quantities of fungible things usu. by operation of law but sometimes by an agreement …   Law dictionary

  • Compensation — • Denotes the price paid for human exertion or labour Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Compensation     Compensation     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • compensation — COMPENSATION. s. f. Estimation par laquelle on compense une chose avec une autre. Juste compensation. Compensation équitable. Faire compensation. Compensation de dépens. Il eut tant par compensation. C est une maxime de Droit, que compensation n… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Compensation — can refer to: Financial compensation, various meanings Compensation (chess), various advantages a player has in exchange for a disadvantage Compensation (engineering) Compensation (essay), by Ralph Waldo Emerson Compensation (film), a 2000 film… …   Wikipedia

  • compensation — Compensation. subst. f. v. Estimation par laquelle on compense une chose avec une autre. Juste compensation. compensation équitable. faire compensation. compensation de despens. il eut tant pour la compensation, C est une maxime du Palais, que… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Compensation — Com pen*sa tion, n. [L. compensatio a weighing, a balancing of accounts.] 1. The act or principle of compensating. Emerson. [1913 Webster] 2. That which constitutes, or is regarded as, an equivalent; that which makes good the lack or variation of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Compensation — (v. lat. Compensatio, Abrechnung), 1) Zahlung einer Schuld durch Abrechnung einer Gegenforderung an den Gläubiger. Sie wird häufig als Einrede gegen die Klage des Gläubigers geltend gemacht, daher Exceptio compensationis. Erfordert wird, daß… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • compensation — compensation. См. компенсация. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • compensation — late 14c., action of compensating, from L. compensationem (nom. compensatio) a weighing one thing against another, a balancing, noun of action from compensare (see COMPENSATE (Cf. compensate)). Meaning what is given in recompense is from c.1600;… …   Etymology dictionary

  • compensation — [n] repayment; rectification advantage, allowance, amends, atonement, benefit, bonus, bread*, consideration, counterclaim, coverage, damages, defrayal, deserts*, earnings, fee*, gain, honorarium, indemnification, indemnity, meet, pay, payment,… …   New thesaurus