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Definition of "remunerate" [re•mu•ner•ate]

  • To pay (a person) a suitable equivalent in return for goods provided, services rendered, or losses incurred; recompense. (verb-transitive)
  • To compensate for; make payment for: remunerated his efforts. (verb-transitive)

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 "remunerate" in a sentence
  • "Stephen expected Volgin to "remunerate" him, as he said, being so accustomed to the work that he did not feel the slightest repugnance for it."
  • "How is a financially bankrupt government that is unable to adequately and fairly remunerate its civil service be as self-indulgent as to splash scarce foreign currency on itself at an expensive tourist resort such as Victoria Falls with reckless abandon?"
  • "A controversial political figure in Zimbabwe, Prof. Jonathan Moyo was concerned about who was footing the bill for such an event when the govenment is unable to adequately and fairly remunerate its civil service:"