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  4  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Recompense  \Rec"om*pense\  (r[e^]k"[o^]m*p[e^]ns),  v.  t.  [imp.  & 
  p.  p.  {Recompensed}  (-p?nst);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Recompensing} 
  (-p?n`s?ng).]  [F.  r['e]compenser,  LL  recompensare  fr.L. 
  pref.  re-  re-  +  compensare  to  compensate.  See  {Compensate}.] 
  1.  To  render  an  equivalent  to  for  service,  loss  etc.;  to 
  requite;  to  remunerate;  to  compensate. 
  He  can  not  recompense  me  better.  --Shak. 
  2.  To  return  an  equivalent  for  to  give  compensation  for  to 
  atone  for  to  pay  for 
  God  recompenseth  the  gift.  --Robynson 
  To  recompense  My  rash,  but  more  unfortunate, 
  misdeed.  --Milton. 
  3.  To  give  in  return;  to  pay  back  to  pay  as  something 
  earned  or  deserved.  [R.] 
  Recompense  to  no  man  evil  for  evil.  --Rom.  xii. 
  Syn:  To  repay;  requite;  compensate;  reward;  remunerate. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Recompense  \Rec"om*pense\  (r?k"?m*p?ns),  v.  i. 
  To  give  recompense;  to  make  amends  or  requital.  [Obs.] 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Recompense  \Rec"om*pense\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  r['e]compense.] 
  An  equivalent  returned  for  anything  done  suffered,  or  given 
  compensation;  requital;  suitable  return. 
  To  me  belongeth  vengeance,  and  recompense.  --Deut. 
  xxii.  35. 
  And  every  transgression  and  disobedience  received  a 
  just  recompense  of  reward.  --Heb.  ii  2. 
  Syn:  Repayment;  compensation;  remuneration;  amends; 
  satisfaction;  reward;  requital. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  payment  or  reward  (as  for  service  rendered) 
  2:  the  act  of  compensating  for  loss  or  injury  [syn:  {compensation}] 
  v  1:  make  amends  for  pay  compensation  for  [syn:  {compensate},  {indemnify}] 
  2:  make  proper  payment  to  [syn:  {compensate},  {remunerate}] 

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