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Emotional AspectPlay
Compensate may carry emotional weight, implying empathy towards the loss or problem experienced. SlideThe jury compensated the victim's family, acknowledging their profound loss.
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Not Always MoneyPlay
Compensation isn't just financial; it can also be in kind, like services or goods. SlideTo compensate for the neighbor's broken window, he offered his handyman skills.
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No Exact MeasuresPlay
When compensating, it's often difficult to quantify what exactly makes up for a loss. SlideShe tried to compensate for the missed birthday by planning a surprise trip.