recompense

Save
1 recompense /ˈrɛkəmˌpɛns/ noun
1 recompense
/ˈrɛkəmˌpɛns/
noun
Learner's definition of RECOMPENSE
formal
: something that is given to or done to thank or reward someone or to pay someone for loss or suffering
[singular]
[noncount]
2 recompense /ˈrɛkəmˌpɛns/ verb
recompenses; recompensed; recompensing
2 recompense
/ˈrɛkəmˌpɛns/
verb
recompenses; recompensed; recompensing
Learner's definition of RECOMPENSE
[+ object] formal
: to give something (such as money) to (someone) as a reward or as a payment for loss or suffering
Comments & Questions
Comments & Questions
What made you want to look up recompense? Include any comments and questions you have about this word.