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Meaning of COMPENSATORY

Pronunciation:  kum'pensu`towree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  compensating for
 

COMPENSATORY is a 12 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: compensative, counteractive, countervailing, offsetting
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Com*pen"sa*to*ry\, a.
Serving for compensation; making amends. --Jer. Taylor.



 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: amendatory, apologetic, ascetic, atoning, balancing, cleansing, compensating, compensational, compensative, counteracting, counteractive, counterbalancing, countervailing, expiatory, indemnificatory, lucrative, lustral, lustrational, lustrative, moneymaking, offsetting, paying, penitential, piacular, profitable, propitiatory, punitive, purgative, purgatorial, purifying, reciprocal, reclamatory, recompensing, recompensive, rectifying, redeeming, redemptional, redemptive, redressing, remunerative, reparative, reparatory, repaying, repentant, repenting, restitutional, restitutive, restitutory, restorative, retaliative, retaliatory, retributive, retributory, reversional, reversionary, revertible, rewardful, rewarding, righting, satisfactional, satisfying, squaring
 

 

 

 

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