1. That which compensates for an injury.
    He offered money as recompense for the damage, but what the injured party wanted as recompense was an apology.


  1. To reward or repay (someone) for something done, given etc.
  2. To give compensation for an injury.
    The judge ordered the defendant to recompense the plaintiff by paying $100.
  3. To give (something) in return; to pay back; to pay, as something earned or deserved.

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