remunerate

[ri-myoo-nuh-reyt]
verb (used with object), remunerated, remunerating.
1.
to pay, recompense, or reward for work, trouble, etc.
2.
to yield a recompense for (work, services, etc.).

Origin:
1515–25; < Latin remūnerātus (past participle of remūnerāri to repay, reward), equivalent to re- re- + mūner(āre) to give, be-stow (derivative of mūner-, stem of mūnus gift, duty) + -ātus -ate1

remunerable, adjective
remunerability, noun
remunerably, adverb
remunerator, noun
preremunerate, verb (used with object), preremunerated, preremunerating.
unremunerated, adjective

remunerate, renumerate.


1. reimburse, requite, compensate.
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remunerate (rɪˈmjuːnəˌreɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to reward or pay for work, service, etc
 
[C16: from Latin remūnerārī to reward, from re- + mūnerāre to give, from mūnus a gift; see munificent]
 
remunera'bility
 
n
 
re'munerable
 
adj
 
re'munerator
 
n

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Example sentences
Perquisites and other private benefits are other likely candidates for remunerating executives when tax rates are high.
The modalities for remunerating the staff at the outlets should be clearly defined in such a way that agents will be motivated.
No one able to pay for services should accept such without remunerating.
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