Translation of "compensate" - English-Spanish dictionary

compensate

verb uk /ˈkɒm.pən.seɪt/

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

indemnizar, resarcir
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

compensar
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.

(Translation of “compensate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

compensate

verb /ˈkompənseit/

to give money to (someone) or to do something else to make up for loss or wrong they have experienced

indemnizar, compensar
This payment will compensate (her) for the loss of her job.

to undo the effect of a disadvantage etc

compensar
The love the child received from his grandmother compensated for the cruelty of his parents.
compensatory /kəmˈpensətəri/ adjective

compensatorio
a compensatory payment.
compensation noun

payment etc given for loss or injury

indemnización
He received a large sum of money as compensation when he was injured at work.

(Translation of “compensate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)