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Definition of "compensable" []

  • Being such as to entitle or warrant compensation: compensable injuries. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "compensable" in a sentence
  • "Granted, the loss of the ancient texts from the Library of Alexandria (libraries, actually …) will never be compensable."
  • "And that distress is compensable by the court system."
  • "It's still compensable, but then they're not working so you don't run afoul of rules prohibiting voluntary work."