Übersetzung von “compensate” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /ˈkɒm.pən.seɪt/ us /ˈkɑːm-/

to pay someone money in exchange for something that has been lost or damaged or for some problem

Victims of the crash will be compensated for their injuries.

to provide something good or useful in place of something or to make someone feel better about something that has failed or been lost or missed

Nothing will ever compensate for his lost childhood.
His enthusiasm more than compensates for his lack of experience.
I took her swimming to compensate for having missed out on the cinema.
We were late and I was driving fast to compensate.

(Übersetzung von “compensate” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)