AskDefine | Define remunerate

Dictionary Definition

remunerate v : make payment to; compensate; "My efforts were not remunerated" [syn: compensate, recompense]

User Contributed Dictionary



From the participle stem of etyl la remunerari, from munus.


  • a UK /ɹɪˈmjuːnəɹeɪt/


  1. To compensate; to pay.



  1. Form of Second-person plural imperative, remunerare#Italian|remunerare

Extensive Definition

Remuneration is pay or salary, typically monetary payment for services rendered, as in an employment.
remunerate in French: Rémunération

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

accord, amend, award, compensate, correct, emend, fee, give satisfaction, grant, guerdon, indemnify, make all square, make good, make right, pay, pay by installments, pay on, pay reparations, prepay, put right, put straight, put to rights, recompense, rectify, redress, reimburse, remedy, remit, render, repay, requite, reward, right, salary, satisfy, set right, set straight, set to rights, set up, tender, vouchsafe
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