1. [syn: wage, pay, earnings, remuneration, salary]
2. the act of paying for goods or services or to recompense for losses;
- Example: "adequate remuneration for his work"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Remuneration \Re*mu`ner*a"tion\ (-?"sh?n), n. [L. remuneratio:
cf. F. r['e]mun['e]ration.]
1. The act of remunerating.
2. That which is given to remunerate; an equivalent given, as
for services, loss, or sufferings. --Shak.
Syn: Reward; recompense; compensation; pay; payment;
repayment; satisfaction; requital.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
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,
2: the act of paying for goods or services or to recompense for
losses; "adequate remuneration for his work"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
67 Moby Thesaurus words for "remuneration":
amends, atonement, base pay, blood money, compensation,
consideration, damages, dismissal wage, earnings, emolument,
escalator clause, escalator plan, financial remuneration,
gross income, guaranteed annual wage, guerdon, hire, honorarium,
income, indemnification, indemnity, living wage, meed,
minimum wage, net income, pay, pay and allowances, payment,
payroll, portal-to-portal pay, price, purchasing power, quittance,
real wages, recompense, redress, reimbursement, reparation,
repayment, requital, requitement, restitution, retribution, return,
reward, salary, salvage, satisfaction, severance pay,
sliding scale, smart money, solatium, stipend, take-home,
take-home pay, taxable income, total compensation, wage,
wage control, wage freeze, wage reduction, wage rollback,
wage scale, wages, wages after deductions, wages after taxes,
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):
REMUNERATION. Reward; recompense; salary. Dig. 17, 1, 7.