What is another word for compensatory damages?

Pronunciation: [kˈɒmpənsətəɹˌi dˈamɪd͡ʒɪz] (IPA)

Compensatory damages, also known as actual damages, are monetary payments awarded to the plaintiff to compensate for their losses or injuries. Some synonyms for compensatory damages include restitution, reparation, indemnification, and damages awarded. Restitution refers to the act of returning something lost or stolen, and it is a way of compensating for the loss suffered. Reparation refers to the act of repairing damage or injury and is used in the context of compensating the plaintiff for damages. Indemnification refers to the act of providing compensation for losses or damages. Finally, damages awarded refers to the amount of monetary compensation awarded by the court to the plaintiff for their losses or injuries.

Synonyms for Compensatory damages:

What are the hypernyms for Compensatory damages?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Legal Obligations, monetary damages, civil liabilities, civil remedies.

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