Today’s word of the day is ‘Compensate‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Compensate [ kom-puhn-seyt ]
What is the etymology of the word?
The verb originates in the mid 17th century.
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is a verb, i.e., it demonstrates an action or an occurrence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
Yes, the past form of the word is compensated.
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Kamee poorti
2. Spanish – Compensar
3. French – Compenser
4. Mandarin – Bǔcháng
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. The Terps outscored the Buckeyes 32-24 in the paint, which helped compensate for their poor shooting from deep.
2. His enthusiasm compensates for his lack of skill.
3. Jeff put in extra hours this afternoon to compensate for his late arrival to work this morning.
4. Will Jacob be able to compensate for hurting his teenager’s feelings by purchasing her an expensive pair of sneakers?
5. He deserved, he felt, exhilaratingly kind treatment to compensate him for this insanity.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
fix, improve, repair, abrogate, annul, balance, better, counteract, counterbalance, counterpoise, countervail, invalidate, negate, negative, neutralize, nullify, outweigh, redress, etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
break, damage, destroy, hurt, injure, approve, permit, support, validate, worsen, deprive, fine, forfeit, lose, penalize, etc
The sun doesn’t always shine; the wind doesn’t always blow. This is why, if we want to rely on renewables, we need intelligent systems that integrate and coordinate different sources of energy at scale so that when one is scarce or unavailable, the others can automatically compensate.
-Jens Martin Skibsted
Help Nenek / Grandma build her life and live the rest of her days with comfort.
Due to lack of legal avenue to claim her salary, we seek public donation to compensate her lost before she is placed in an old folk’s home in Medan, Indonesia (target RM50,000).
Read her story: pic.twitter.com/JadAoOYMJj
— TENAGANITA (@Tenaganita) July 29, 2021