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Compensated Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    compensated adj : receiving or eligible for compensation; "salaried workers"; "a stipendiary magistrate" [syn: remunerated, salaried, stipendiary]
Compensated Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Compensate \Com"pen*sate\ (? or ?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Compensated; p. pr. & vb. n. Compensating.] [L. compensatus, p. p. of compensare, prop., to weigh several things with one another, to balance with one another, verb intens. fr. compendere. See Compendium.]
  1. To make equal return to; to remunerate; to recompense; to give an equivalent to; to requite suitably; as, to compensate a laborer for his work, or a merchant for his losses.
  2. To be equivalent in value or effect to; to counterbalance; to make up for; to make amends for. The length of the night and the dews thereof do compensate the heat of the day. --Bacon. The pleasures of life do not compensate the miseries. --Prior. Syn: To recompense; remunerate; indemnify; reward; requite; counterbalance.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Compensated'

  • Compensated emancipation: Compensated emancipation was a method of ending slavery in countries where slavery ... slavery did so through some form of compensated emancipation. ...
  • Compensated pulsed alternator: A compensated pulsed alternator, also known by the contraction compulsator, is a form of power supply . "compensated" (see below) to make ...
  • Compensated gross tonnage: Compensated Gross Tonnage (CGT) is an indicator of the amount of work that is necessary to build a given ship and is calculated by ...

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* If there is any period one would desire to be born in, is it not the age of Revolution when the old and the new stand side by side...when the glories of the old can be compensated by the rich possibilities of the new era This a very good one... - Ralph Waldo Emerson

* His lack of education is more than compensated for by his keenly developed moral bankruptcy. - Woody Allen

* A stiff apology is a second insult. The injured party does not want to be compensated because he has been wronged he wants to be healed because he has been hurt. - Gilbert Keith Chesterton

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