What is another word for compensation?

3077 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ kˌɒmpənsˈe͡ɪʃən], [ kˌɒmpənsˈe‍ɪʃən], [ k_ˌɒ_m_p_ə_n_s_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]

Compensation is a term that refers to an award or payment given to an individual for a loss or injury. However, there are many other words that can be used instead of compensation. These synonyms include reparation, restitution, remuneration, indemnity, reimbursement, and redress. Reparation and restitution imply restoring what has been harmed or lost. Remuneration and indemnity refer to the financial payment provided to settle a claim. Reimbursement is a process of receiving compensation for an expense. Redress deals with the restoration of dignity or rights, and it can be both monetary and non-monetary. Whether you use compensation or one of its synonyms, the goal is to make the wrong done right.

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What are the opposite words for compensation?

Compensation refers to the act of providing something in order to make up for a loss or damage caused. Antonyms for compensation include neglect, denial, deprivation, and forfeiture. Neglect suggests a lack of attention or care, while denial is the rejection of a claim or request. Deprivation pertains to the lack or absence of something essential or important. Forfeiture suggests the loss of property or rights as a penalty for a wrongdoing. All of these antonyms indicate a situation where there is no provision or reparation made for a loss or a mishap.

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Usage examples for Compensation

They all, probably, had an expectation that their abandonment of their occupations would not be wholly without compensation in this life, and that prominent position and worldly advantage awaited them.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
I am also advised that he is in the employ of the complaining witness who sits beside him, and that he has received, or expects to receive, compensation from him for his services.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
Ricardo's law of value is that the value of a commodity, or the quantity of any other commodity for which it will exchange, depends on the relative quantity of labour which is necessary for its production, and not on the greater or less compensation which is paid for that labour.
"Contemporary Socialism"
John Rae

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