Definition of recompense
What does the word recompense mean?
part of speech: verb transitive
Requite, reward or punish, (person, action, person or action, action to person or with ind. obj.); make amends to (person) or for (another\'s loss, injury, &c., or rarely one\'s own misconduct). (N.) reward, requital, atonement or satisfaction given for injury, retribution. [old French]