Charles had disturbed the equilibrium of her heart by his warmth, and had not restored it again by a word of recompense.
That is how you recompense me for the really paternal care that I lavish on you!
These provisions materially reduce living expenses, and, in a way, recompense for the low salaries received.
Our experts will evaluate such holdings and recompense the owners.
He dwelleth not at the court of the king, neither does he receive aught in recompense for the good that he doeth.
You've had your troubles, but you're not without a recompense.
But if anything remained unfinished on the first day of summer, he should forfeit the recompense agreed on.
This is not the only department of training in which the recompense has been abundant.
Were they better treated, and did they receive any recompense?
I will not accept any recompense; but pray don't take offense.
early 15c., from Middle French recompense (13c.), related to recompenser "make good, recompense" from Late Latin recompensare (see recompense (v.)).
c.1400, "to redress," from Middle French recompenser (14c.) and directly from Medieval Latin recompensare "to reward, remunerate," from Latin re- "again" (see re-) + compensare "balance out," literally "weigh together" (see compensate). From early 15c. as "to compensate." Related: Recompensed; recompensing.