from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To pay (a person) a suitable equivalent in return for goods provided, services rendered, or losses incurred; recompense.
- transitive v. To compensate for; make payment for: remunerated his efforts.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To compensate; to pay.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To pay an equivalent to for any service, loss, expense, or other sacrifice; to recompense; to requite.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To reward; recompense; requite, in a good sense; pay an equivalent to for any service, loss, expense, or other sacrifice.
- Synonyms Recompense, Compensate, etc. (see indemnify), repay.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make payment to; compensate
Latin remūnerārī, remūnerāt- : re-, re- + mūnerārī, to give (from mūnus, mūner-, gift; see mei-1 in Indo-European roots).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the participle stem of Latin remūnerārī ("to reward"), from mūnus ("gift"). (Wiktionary)