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recompense 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈrekəmˌpens/,
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recompenses, 3rd person singular present; recompensed, past participle; recompensed, past tense; recompensing, present participle;
  1. Make amends to (someone) for loss or harm suffered; compensate
    • - offenders should recompense their victims
    • - he was recompensed for the wasted time
  2. Pay or reward (someone) for effort or work
    • - he was handsomely recompensed
  3. Make amends to or reward someone for (loss, harm, or effort)
    • - he thought his loyalty had been inadequately recompensed
  4. Punish or reward (someone) appropriately for an action
    • - according to their doings will he recompense them
Noun
  1. Compensation or reward given for loss or harm suffered or effort made
    • - substantial damages were paid in recompense
  2. Restitution made or punishment inflicted for a wrong or injury


  1. 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"
  2. payment or reward (as for service rendered)
  3. compensate: make payment to; compensate; "My efforts were not remunerated"
  4. the act of compensating for service or loss or injury
  5. That which compensates for an injury; To reward or repay (someone) for something done, given etc; To give compensation for an injury
  6. a sort of "payback," rendered to someone accordance with justice for his benefit or injury to another (q. 21, a. 3)
  7. to award compensation to
  8. to, v. t. watta dena ; badla dena ; ajr dena ;