verb (used with object), rec·om·pensed, rec·om·pens·ing.
verb (used without object), rec·om·pensed, rec·om·pens·ing.
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Possession of the books was the only recompense, though for all other work payment in money was made.
His immediate recompense was the post of general of brigade in the Army of the Eastern Pyrenees.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Thou shalt render them a recompense, O Lord, according to the works of their hands.
Behold, I will raise them up out of the place wherein you have sold them: and I will return your recompense upon your own heads.
Her descendants have been exempted from the taille (poll tax)—a mean and shameful recompense!A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)