Synonyms of recompense in English:



  • 1 the Home Secretary contended that offenders should recompense their victims
    compensate, indemnify, repay, reimburse, pay money to, make reparation to, make restitution to, make amends to
  • 2 she wanted to recompense him in some way
    reward, pay, pay back
    archaic guerdon
  • 3 she still hadn't received much to recompense her loss
    make up for, compensate for, make amends for, make restitution for, make reparation for, redress, make good, satisfy
  • noun

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  • substantial damages were paid in recompense
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