• WordNet 3.6
    • adj compensated receiving or eligible for compensation "salaried workers","a stipendiary magistrate"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • compensated Adjusted so as to neutralize or balance differences or deviations; as a compensated balance or pendulum.
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  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    “Natural abilities can almost compensate for the want of every kind of cultivation, but no cultivation of the mind can make up for the want of natural abilities.”
  • Charles Dudley Warner
    Charles Dudley Warner
    “It is one of the beautiful compensations of this life that no one can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.”
  • Harding Lawrence
    Harding Lawrence
    “Don't set compensation as a goal. Find work you like, and the compensation will follow.”
  • Aldous Huxley
    “Defined in psychological terms, a fanatic is a man who consciously over-compensates a secret doubt.”
  • Aldous Huxley
    “A fanatic is a man who consciously over compensates a secret doubt.”
  • Francis Bacon
    “Imagination was given man to compensate for what he is not, and a sense of humor to console him for what he is.”


In literature:

If murdered, a bangun, or compensation, of fifty dollars, is to be paid for him to the pangeran.
"The History of Sumatra" by William Marsden
It is true, that those others would be obliged to yield the same compensation, that is to say, to receive our vessels duty free.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
Finally the manufacturers yielded; they received their compensation in the contract labor law.
"History of the United States" by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
But the success was more than compensated by the opportunity which his absence gave to the Earl of breaking the line of the Severn.
"History of the English People, Volume II (of 8)" by John Richard Green
If his compensation he is not able to pay, one shall remove the oxen from that field.
"The Oldest Code of Laws in the World The code of laws promulgated by Hammurabi, King of Babylon B.C. 2285-2242" by Hammurabi, King of Babylon
There was left him the compensation of intellectual freedom.
"Modern Prose And Poetry; For Secondary Schools" by Various
But lest the obligation appear burdensome, let us remind ourselves that compensation is one of the great laws of life.
"Principles of Teaching" by Adam S. Bennion
Because there are compensations.
"The Motor Maid" by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
Or rather, let us say, there were compensations.
"The Quickening" by Francis Lynde
The greater output of light is compensated by losses by conduction of heat through the gas.
"Artificial Light" by M. Luckiesh

In poetry:

And rarely at the dawn or eve,
And rarely in the night,
Down from the altar I receive
A compensating light.
"The Offering" by Annie Adams Fields
"In His strength go forward boldly,
Bear the banner of the Cross,
And its victories shall surely
Compensate thy every loss.
"Caleb's Vision" by Alfred Gibbs Campbell
What if her loss be really gain,
That zone of silence a defence,
A compensation for her pain,
A quickening of her psychic sense?
"In Silence" by John Lawson Stoddard
I'm old and nearly useless now,
Each day a greater weakling proves me:
There's compensation anyhow:
I still possess a wife that loves me.
"After the Golden Wedding (Three Soliloquies)" by James Kenneth Stephen
What a day will that be, when the Saviour appears!
How welcome to those who have shared in His cross!
A crown incorruptible then will be theirs,
A rich compensation for suffering and loss.
"The night is far spent, and the day is at hand:" by Thomas Kelly
And this must be the prime of life… I blink,
As if at pain; for it is pain, to think
This pantomime
Of compensating act and counter-act
Defeat and counterfeit, makes up, in fact
My ablest time.
"Maturity" by Philip Larkin

In news:

Compensating Victims of 9/11.
I am determined to make sure that they get the maximum benefits possible under the statute and I'll work to see that they are fairly compensated .
Ray Suarez discusses federal compensation for victims of September 11th with Kenneth Feinberg, special master in charge of allocating those funds.
The terms of the compensation fund for victims' families and survivors were announced today.
Gwen Ifill talks to the special master of the Sept 11 Victims Compensation Fund about the challenges of administering funds to victims and their families.
Often, non-expert witnesses in civil actions also ask to be compensated for their expenses incurred and for their time expended in testifying and preparing to testify.
This opinion does not address the issue of witness compensation in a criminal case.
Sheila Birnbaum doesn't quite know how many people will be eligible for compensation.
Tough Task for Those Compensating Ill 9/11 Workers.
The Street Bob's top end had been overhauled with a 103ci Screamin' Eagle kit so the owner wanted to be sure to prolong the life of the drivetrain with the Big Twin Compensator kit.
The guest speaker was Ranzy Brown, a safety con­sul­tant for the Ohio Bureau of Work­ers Compensation.
An official with the state Department of Worker's Compensation says employers in Wyoming can now have voluntary inspections done to identify possible workplace safety hazards as well as possible solutions.
' Contributory fault' prevents victims from receiving compensation even if they deserve it.
At issue between OSHA and employers is the possible increase in the scope of compensable injuries in workers' compensation.
Because work-related musculoskeletal injuries are the leading cause of lost workdays and workers' compensation costs, OSHA is currently working on ergonomic standards for small businesses.

In science:

The origin of these restrictions is that contribution to anomaly of ”physical degrees of freedom” should be compensated by the contribution of two-dimensional geometry (supergeometry) itself.
String Theory or Field Theory?
Instead, neutrino heating helps to compensate the gravitational binding and thus triggers the outward expansion of the supernova ejecta.
Explosion Mechanisms of Massive Stars
This freedom is paid with an important compensation.
The incompatibilities between the standard theory of interstellar extinction and observations
However, in order to reach the same entropies this scenario requires a stronger shock-heating than in the first model because of the need to compensate for the higher density of the gas within the ICM as compared with filaments.
The phase-diagram of the IGM and the entropy floor of groups and clusters: are clusters born warm?
Indeed, if the mass is small enough to fit the sensitivity range of present antennas (see the next section), the weakness of the dilaton coupling (q ≪ 1) could be compensated by a large (i.e., near to critical ) background intensity, much larger than for gravitons: Ωgrav <∼ 10−6 ≪ Ωdil <∼ 1.
Phenomenology of the relic dilaton background