1. The act of remunerating.
2. That which is given to remunerate; an equivalent given, as for services, loss, or sufferings.
Syn: -- Reward; recompense; compensation; pay; payment; repayment; satisfaction; requital.
n 1: something that remunerates; "wages were paid by check"; "he
wasted his pay on drink"; "they saved a quarter of all
their earnings" [syn: wage, pay, earnings, salary]
2: the act of paying for goods or services or to recompense for
losses; "adequate remuneration for his work"