compensate

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkɒmpənseɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkɑmpənˌseɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kompən sāt′)

Inflections of 'compensate' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
compensates
v 3rd person singular
compensating
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
compensated
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
compensated
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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compensate

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. compensated for your [work, time, effort, loss]
  2. compensate by [increasing, giving]
  3. compensate for a [deficit, shortfall] (with)
  4. compensate them in [part, full]
  5. compensate the [victims, owner, claimant]
  6. compensate their [workers, employees] [accordingly, well, fairly]
  7. he was compensated [accordingly]
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