- to pay, recompense, or reward for work, trouble, etc.
- to yield a recompense for (work, services, etc.).
Origin of remunerate
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Examples from the Web for remunerate
You may say in return, sir, that the sum named will remunerate me.Campaigns of a Non-Combatant,
George Alfred Townsend
I could not have the face to ask Mr. Darrell to remunerate me for my own imprudence.What Will He Do With It, Complete
I opposed it, because we had not the wherewith to remunerate him.The Miraculous Medal
Jean Marie Aladel
He will turn up one of these days; and then you can remunerate him handsomely.The Mysteries of London, v. 1/4
George W. M. Reynolds
The population amidst which they live cannot afford to remunerate their talents.The Human Race
- (tr) to reward or pay for work, service, etc
Word Origin and History for remunerate
1520s, "pay for work or services," back-formation from remuneration or else from Latin remuneratus, past participle of remunerari (later remunerare) "repay, reward" (see remuneration). Related: Remunerated; remunerating.