Compensative
Compensative Com*pen"sa*tive, n. Compensation. [R.] --Lamb. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Compensative — Com*pen sa*tive, a. [LL. compensativus.] Affording compensation. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • compensative — index compensatory Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • compensative — adjective see compensate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • compensative — See compensate. * * * …   Universalium

  • compensative — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Affording compensation: compensatory, remunerative. See SUBSTITUTE …   English dictionary for students

  • compensative — com·pen·sa·tive || kÉ™m pensÉ™tɪv adj. serving to compensate, serving to make up for or atone …   English contemporary dictionary

  • compensative — com·pen·sa·tive …   English syllables

  • compensative — ˈkämpənˌsād.iv, ˌpen ; kəmˈpen(t)səd. , (ˈ)käm|p adjective Etymology: compensate + ive : affording compensation : compensatory …   Useful english dictionary

  • offsetting — off set ting adj. Compensating for. Syn: countervailing, compensatory, compensative. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • compensate — verb ( sated; sating) Etymology: Latin compensatus, past participle of compensare, frequentative of compendere Date: 1646 transitive verb 1. to be equivalent to ; counterbalance 2. to make an …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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