compensate

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compensate /ˈkɑːmpənˌseɪt/ verb
compensates; compensated; compensating
compensate
/ˈkɑːmpənˌseɪt/
verb
compensates; compensated; compensating
Learner's definition of COMPENSATE
somewhat formal
[no object] : to provide something good as a balance against something bad or undesirable : to make up for some defect or weakness
[+ object] : to give money or something else of value to (someone) in return for something (such as work) or as payment for something lost, damaged, etc.

— compensatory

/kəmˈpɛnsəˌtori/ Brit /kəmˈpɛnsətri/ /kɒmpənˈseɪtri/ adjective
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