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compensation 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˌkämpənˈsāSHən/,
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compensations, plural;
  1. Something, typically money, awarded to someone as a recompense for loss, injury, or suffering
    • - seeking compensation for injuries suffered at work
    • - a compensation claim
  2. The action or process of making such an award
    • - the compensation of victims
  3. The money received by an employee from an employer as a salary or wages

  4. Something that counterbalances or makes up for an undesirable or unwelcome state of affairs
    • - the gray streets of London were small compensation for the loss of her beloved Africa
    • - getting older has some compensations
  5. The process of concealing or offsetting a psychological difficulty by developing in another direction


  1. something (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury)
  2. (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that conceals your undesirable shortcomings by exaggerating desirable behaviors
  3. recompense: the act of compensating for service or loss or injury
  4. (compensate) adjust for; "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance"
  5. (compensate) make amends for; pay compensation for; "One can never fully repair the suffering and losses of the Jews in the Third Reich"; "She was compensated for the loss of her arm in the accident"
  6. (compensate) cover: make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities; "he is compensating for being a bad father"
  7. In chess, compensation refers to various (typically positional) advantages a player has in exchange for a (typically material) disadvantage. The term normally refers to medium to long-term advantages as opposed to short-term advantages. ...
  8. In engineering, compensation is planning for side effects or other unintended issues in a design. The design of an invention can itself also be to compensate for some other existing issue or exception.
  9. Compensation is an essay by Ralph Waldo Emerson. It appeared in his book Essays, first published 1841. In 1844, Essays: Second Series was published, and subsequent republishings of Essays were renamed Essays: First Series.
  10. Nationalization, also spelled nationalisation, is the process of taking an industry or assets into the public ownership of a national government or state. ...
  11. In psychology, compensation is a strategy whereby one covers up, consciously or unconsciously, weaknesses, frustrations, desires, feelings of inadequacy or incompetence in one life area through the gratification or (drive towards) excellence in another area. ...
  12. The act or principle of compensating; That which constitutes, or is regarded as, an equivalent; that which makes good the lack or variation of something else; that which compensates for loss or privation; amends; remuneration; recompense; The extinction of debts of which two persons are ...
  13. (compensate) To pay someone in exchange for work done or some other consideration; To make up for; to do something in place of something else; to correct or fill
  14. (Compensate) Operation of a synchronous condenser or generating set as a synchronous condenser.
  15. (Compensate) to make up for Conceptualization: the intellectual processing of information or experiences (thinking) at three different levels:
  16. (compensate) To make up for; reward for; give an equivalent of; recompense.
  17. (compensate) v. ~ for sth give (sb) sth good to balance or lessen the bad effect of damage, loss, injury, etc;
  18. (compensated) The idea that the federal government would offer emancipation compensation or money to states that voluntarily abolished slavery. Lincoln tried to introduce it in the border states on several occasions, but it was rejected.
  19. (Compensating) A book-keeping error caused by making an error on the debit side of an account and an identical error on the credit side of another (or the same) account.
  20. (Compensatory) This adjective describes behavior that takes the place of genuine feelings and desires. As an example; let's say a guy's interested in a girl, and he waits a week or more to phone, so he can seem disinterested or 'cool. ...
  21. (Compensatory) Treatments focused on circumventing language impairments by using alternative methods to communicate.
  22. (compensatory) interest, which indemnifies the lender for the danger he really runs of losing his capital, the loss that he suffers or the gain of which he deprives himself in disembarrassing himself of his capital during the period of the loan, and from
  23. Payment or reward for performance of service.
  24. The type of compensation may vary, from receiving payment for a product or service, or receiving complementary products or services. The owner is therefore likely to receive monetary compensation when you make a purchase for a product or service after clicking the affiliate link displayed.
  25. Is what the sales person gets for making the sale or closing the deal.