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Noun: recompense  're-kum,pen(t)s
  1. Payment or reward (as for service rendered)
  2. The act of compensating for service, loss or injury
    - compensation
Verb: recompense  're-kum,pen(t)s
  1. Make amends for; pay compensation for
    "She was recompensed for the loss of her arm in the accident";
    - compensate, repair, indemnify
  2. Make payment to; compensate
    - compensate, remunerate

Derived forms: recompensed, recompenses, recompensing

Type of: correction, pay, payment, rectification

Encyclopedia: Recompense