Definition of remunerate verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

remunerate

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//rɪˈmjuːnəreɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈmjuːnəreɪt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they remunerate
BrE BrE//rɪˈmjuːnəreɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈmjuːnəreɪt//
 
he / she / it remunerates
BrE BrE//rɪˈmjuːnəreɪts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈmjuːnəreɪts//
 
past simple remunerated
BrE BrE//rɪˈmjuːnəreɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈmjuːnəreɪtɪd//
 
past participle remunerated
BrE BrE//rɪˈmjuːnəreɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈmjuːnəreɪtɪd//
 
-ing form remunerating
BrE BrE//rɪˈmjuːnəreɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈmjuːnəreɪtɪŋ//
 
 
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[usually passive] remunerate somebody (for something) (formal) to pay somebody for work that they have done Word Origin early 16th cent.: from Latin remunerat- ‘rewarded, recompensed’, from the verb remunerari, from re- (expressing intensive force) + munus, muner- ‘gift’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: remunerate