from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Being such as to entitle or warrant compensation.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being compensated.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective receiving money for services rendered.
  • adjective qualifying one for receipt of compensation, such as for a bodily injury.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Able to be compensated; entitling one to compensation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective for which money is paid


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