compensate for loss
index indemnify

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  • compensate for loss sustained — index indemnify Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • stipulation to compensate for loss — index insurance Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • compensate — vb 1 Compensate, countervail, balance, offset, counterbalance, counterpoise are comparable when meaning to make up for or to undo the effects of. Compensate is by far the broadest of these terms both in mode of use and scope of application. It… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • compensate — com‧pen‧sate [ˈkɒmpənseɪt ǁ ˈkɑːm ] verb [intransitive, transitive] 1. to pay someone money because they have suffered injury, loss, or damage: compensate somebody for something • He has promised to compensate farmers for the price cuts. 2. HUMAN …   Financial and business terms

  • Loss of chance in English law — refers to a particular problem of causation, which arises in tort and contract. The law is invited to assess hypothetical outcomes, either affecting the claimant or a third party, where the defendant s breach of contract or of the duty of care… …   Wikipedia

  • Compensate — Com pen*sate, v. i. To make amends; to supply an equivalent; followed by for; as, nothing can compensate for the loss of reputation. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • compensate — ► VERB 1) give (someone) something to reduce or balance the bad effect of loss, suffering, or injury. 2) (compensate for) make up for (something undesirable) by exerting an opposite force or effect. DERIVATIVES compensator noun compensatory… …   English terms dictionary

  • compensate — com|pen|sate [ˈkɔmpənseıt US ˈka:m ] v [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of compensare, from compendere; COMPENDIUM] 1.) [I] to replace or balance the effect of something bad ▪ Because my left eye is so weak, my right eye has… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • compensate — [[t]kɒ̱mpənseɪt[/t]] compensates, compensating, compensated 1) VERB To compensate someone for money or things that they have lost means to pay them money or give them something to replace that money or those things. [V n for n] The official… …   English dictionary

  • compensate — verb 1 (I) to replace or balance something good that has been lost or is lacking, by providing or doing something equally good: Because my left eye is so weak, my right eye has to work harder to compensate. (+ for): Her intelligence more than… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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