remunerate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v remunerate make payment to; compensate "My efforts were not remunerated"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Remunerate To pay an equivalent to for any service, loss, expense, or other sacrifice; to recompense; to requite; as, to remunerate men for labor.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • remunerate To reward; recompense; requite, in a good sense; pay an equivalent to for any service, loss, expense, or other sacrifice.
    • remunerate Synonyms Recompense, Compensate, etc. (see indemnify), repay.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Remunerate rē-mū′nė-rāt to render an equivalent for any service: to recompense
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. remuneratus, p. p. of remunerare, remunerari,; pref. re-, re- + munerare, munerari, to give, present, from munus, muneris, a gift, present. Cf. Munificent
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. remunerāre, -ātumre-, in return, munerāre, to give something—munus, munĕris, a gift.

Usage

In literature:

This is a public service, and it shall be remunerated as it ought to be.
"France and the Republic" by William Henry Hurlbert
As to receiving any remuneration, they would not hear of it.
"Will Weatherhelm" by W.H.G. Kingston
Mr Stowel was, like Mr Lawrence, obliged to return without any remuneration, and with less money than he came.
"Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet" by Captain Marryat
Neither shall I say anything just now about remuneration, as I am convinced that you will be satisfied.
"The Children of the New Forest" by Captain Marryat
For this help, too, she was, after a time, induced to accept a trifling remuneration.
"A Child of the Glens" by Edward Newenham Hoare
Many of them were poor women, unable to give their time and labor without remuneration.
"Woman's Work in the Civil War" by Linus Pierpont Brockett
After first stipulating with the ringleaders for a sufficient remuneration, he proceeded to order the game.
"Aurelian" by William Ware
Remuneration of members, 129.
"Essentials in Conducting" by Karl Wilson Gehrkens
He was in remarkable contrast with the young Magyar schoolmaster, whose remuneration is largely in kind.
"The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1" by Henry Baerlein
The land does not bring in any remuneration, and you are simply betting that the prices will increase.
"Dollars and Sense" by Col. Wm. C. Hunter
The question of remuneration was satisfactorily settled.
"Mary Louise and Josie O'Gorman" by Emma Speed Sampson
Perhaps he would do better without being remunerated at all.
"The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice" by Stephen Leacock
The same holds true of superior remuneration.
"Socialism" by John Spargo
This is an employment from which a good remuneration may be derived.
"One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed" by C. A. Bogardus
This, if well managed, would bring him immediate remuneration.
"Stories of Authors, British and American" by Edwin Watts Chubb
Often, on shipboard, some one would be found who will take care of them, either for amusement or a slight remuneration.
"Movement of the International Literary Exchanges, between France and North America from January 1845 to May, 1846" by Various
His usual remuneration was a part of the crop.
"Patrician and Plebeian" by Thomas J. Wertenbaker
I accept a salary and this presidential residence as my remuneration.
"The Belovéd Vagabond" by William J. Locke
They are here at their own expense, they receive no remuneration whatever.
"A California Girl" by Edward Eldridge
The point ever present to the mind is the question of remuneration.
"The Surprises of Life" by Georges Clemenceau
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In news:

With this blend, Gould and other entrepreneurs manage to cash in on free labor —while glossing over the issue of financial remuneration.
Diageo CEO's Remuneration Jumps in Fiscal 2012.
Does the City of Portland receive remuneration from NBC for shooting Grimm here.
According to a Monday report in The Telegraph, Pensions and Investors Research Consultants (PIRC) advised shareholders to vote against Barclays' remuneration report.
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In science:

This implies that if markets were inefficient, there would exist the possibility of unexploited profits and traders would immediately operate to obtain highest remunerations.
The beneficial role of random strategies in social and financial systems
However, there may be professors who select universities, on the basis of the net remuneration package that each university has to offer them, rather than on the identity of the individuals they would be associated with were they to be employed by a particular university.
Stable Outcomes For Contract Choice Problems
Similarly, a soccer player may choose a club, only if that club provides him at least the same remuneration that he was receiving in his present assignment.
Stable Outcomes For Contract Choice Problems
The compensation frequency is often on a daily basis and the (cash or asset) compensation amount is remunerated at overnight rate.
Two Curves, One Price: Pricing & Hedging Interest Rate Derivatives Decoupling Forwarding and Discounting Yield Curves
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