< Latin compēnsātus
(past participle of compēnsāre
to counterbalance, orig., to weigh together). See com-
compensatingly, adverbcompensator, nounnoncompensated, adjectivenoncompensating, adjectiveprecompensate, verb (used with object), precompensated, precompensating.recompensate, verb (used with object), recompensated, recompensating.subcompensate, verb (used with object), subcompensated, subcompensating.uncompensated, adjectiveuncompensating, adjectivewell-compensated, adjective
remunerate, reward, pay. 2.
counterpoise, countervail. 5.