名词:compensator 形容词:compensative 动词过去式:compensated 过去分词:compensated 现在分词:compensating 第三人称单数:compensates
pend,pens＝to hang（悬挂）,to weigh（衡量）
v [Ipr, Tn, Tn.pr] ~ (sb) for sth give (sb) sth good to balance or lessen the bad effect of damage, loss, injury, etc; recompense 补偿; 赔偿; 报偿; 报酬
*Nothing can compensate for the loss of one's health. 失去健康是无法补偿的.
* The animal's good sense of smell compensates for its poor eyesight. 这动物嗅觉灵敏弥补了视力之不足.
* She was compensated by the insurance company for her injuries. 她受伤後获得保险公司的赔偿.
[Date: 1600-1700; Language: Latin;Origin: , past participle of compensare, from compendere; COMPENDIUM]
to replace or balance the effect of something bad
Because my left eye is so weak, my right eye has to work harder to compensate.
Her intelligence more than compensates for her lack of experience.
to pay someone money because they have suffered injury, loss, or damage
the government's promise to compensate victims of the flood
compensate sb for sth
The firm will compensate workers for their loss of earnings.
1. To compensate for his unpleasant experiences in hospital, the man drank a little more than was good for him. 为了补偿住院这一段不愉快的经历，那人喝得稍许多了一点。
2. Nothing can compensate for the loss of one´s health. 失去健康是无法补偿的.
3. Paintings and video scenes of oceans and forests would compensate for the lack of windows. 有关海洋和森林的绘画和影象布置可以弥补缺少窗子的缺点。
4. Parents who both hold down full-time jobs may feel guilty about the amount of time they spend away from their children and, as accommodation for being away so much, may attempt to compensate by showering them with material possessions. 都是全日上班的父母也许会因为不能常常和孩子在一起而感到内疚。他们可能想通过给孩子们大量物质的东西作为对他们的补偿。