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1 Translation result for compensate in Spanish


compensate verb

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compensated, has compensated, is compensating, compensates
indemnizar, compensar

Example sentences of
compensate verb

  • His enthusiasm compensates for his lack of skill.
  • The price of the item has been reduced to compensate for a defect.
  • compensate workers for their labor
  • She was not compensated for the damage done to her car.

Detailed synonyms for compensate verb

1. Compensate, balance, offset, neutralize, equalize significan equilibrar, nivelar o contrarrestar el efecto de algo que es excesivo o deficiente, útil o dañino en otro.
  • Compensate indica contrarrestar una carencia o hacer reparación por una herida o pérdida <compensated for an injury on the job>.
  • Balance indica el igualar o ajustar de dos o más cosas que son contrarias u opuestas de manera que una no exceda la otra en peso o efecto <in sentencing prisoners, the judge balanced justice and mercy>.
  • Offset indica el neutralizar el efecto bueno o malo de una cosa por medio del efecto contrario de otra <overeating will offset the benefits of exercise>.
  • Neutralize supone contrarrestar exitosamente los efectos de algo <propaganda that is difficult to neutralize>.
  • Equalize indica el hacerse o volverse igual <hoping to equalize pay for workers with similar jobs>.
2. See: Pay

Reverse translation for compensate

indemnizar  - to indemnify, to compensate 
compensar  - to be worth one's while, to compensate for, to make up for 
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