With Bernard Madoff in jail, the process of compensating his victims now begins.
My sugar daddies were chivalrous and respectful, but when someone is compensating you for your time, a power dynamic emerges.
Switching up sexual orientation is a cunning way of compensating for flagging sales and aging characters.
There are compensating advantages, like access to an extraordinary fleet of armor-plated vehicles.
A portion of the proposed increase would thus be compensating for the continuing real decline in the minimum wage.
The compensating gear is of the bevel type, half shrouded and so close together that sand and grit are kept out.
This is, no doubt, not so powerful as a telescope, but it has some compensating advantages.
Hence, the compensating gears will have 56 and 59 teeth, respectively, the latter being the driver.
On the other hand, the compensating quality of directness was.
To lessen this shock, a compensating balance was designed, but which is not now in use.
1640s, "to be equivalent;" 1650s, "to counterbalance, make up for," from Latin compensatus, past participle of compensare "to weigh one thing (against another)," thus, "to counterbalance," from com- "with" (see com-) + pensare, frequentative of pendere "to weigh" (see pendant). Meaning "to recompense, remunerate" is from 1814. Related: Compensated; compensating.