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remunerate

[ ri-myoo-nuh-reyt ]

verb (used with object)

, re·mu·ner·at·ed, re·mu·ner·at·ing.
  1. to pay, recompense, or reward for work, trouble, etc.

    Synonyms: compensate, requite, reimburse

  2. to yield a recompense for (work, services, etc.).


remunerate

/ rɪˈmjuːnəˌreɪt /

verb

  1. tr to reward or pay for work, service, etc


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Derived Forms

  • reˈmunerable, adjective
  • reˌmuneraˈbility, noun
  • reˈmunerˌator, noun
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Other Words From

  • re·muner·a·ble adjective
  • re·muner·a·bili·ty noun
  • re·muner·a·bly adverb
  • re·muner·ator noun
  • prere·muner·ate verb (used with object) preremunerated preremunerating
  • unre·muner·ated adjective
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Word History and Origins

Origin of remunerate1

First recorded in 1515–25; from Latin remūnerātus “repaid,” past participle of remūnerāri “to repay, reward,” from re- re- + mūnerāre “to give, bestow” (verb derivative of mūner-, stem of mūnus “gift, duty”)
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Word History and Origins

Origin of remunerate1

C16: from Latin remūnerārī to reward, from re- + mūnerāre to give, from mūnus a gift; see munificent
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Example Sentences

From a sense of justice, I hastened to remunerate those who had been deprived of their coign of vantage, but, alas!

Each gentleman may remunerate his gatherer, but the said remuneration shall in each case remain the same.

In some way the time they seem to lose is redeemed and the pains they seem to take remunerate themselves.

Men think very differently about what will remunerate any given labour.

And you should know this, you who dare to remunerate me in what is not 106 half as clean as those missiles.

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