V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. payment or compensation for services rendered or losses sustained; 2. the act of paying or compensating someone

Synonyms: payment, compensation, honorarium, income


Tips: Remuneration is the payment or compensation of services rendered. Remunerate is the related verb and means "to pay or compensate someone for their work." Use remunerate and remuneration as more sophisticated ways of saying "to compensate" or "compensation."

Usage Examples:

They are not asking for a lot; they just want fair remuneration for their work. (payment, compensation)

The union is working to get higher remuneration for its union workers. (income, compensation)

What do you think is fair remuneration for people who participate in this survey? (payment, compensation)

I was afraid that paying for the damages to her car wasn't enough remuneration for having caused the accident. (compensation)

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