how to pronounce recompense

ɹɛkəmpɛns

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An example use of recompense in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… sort of recompense for what they did to …”

meanings of recompense

verb:

  1. To give (something) in return; to pay back; to pay, as something earned or deserved.
  2. To reward or repay (someone) for something done, given etc.
  3. To give compensation for an injury, or other type of harm or damage.

noun:

  1. That which compensates for an injury, or other type of harm or damage. He offered money as recompense for the damage, but what the injured party wanted was an apology.
  2. An equivalent returned for anything given, done, or suffered; compensation; reward; amends; requital.