Appearance
Use device theme  
Dark theme
Light theme

What is the opposite of recompense?

Need antonyms for recompense? Here's a list of opposite words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Noun
Opposite of compensation or reward given for loss or harm suffered or effort made
Noun
Opposite of something given as a reward or remuneration for something done
Noun
Opposite of remedy or compensation for a wrong or grievance
Noun
Opposite of a sum of money sent in payment or as a gift
Noun
Opposite of the money paid to someone for regular work
“My bills were piling up, my debt was getting bigger, and I was getting scared.”
Noun
Opposite of a thing of value given to recognize a particular deed
“His case will be heard by a three-member disciplinary commission, which will judge the case and assess the penalty.”
Noun
Opposite of the payment of a debt or fulfillment of an obligation or claim
“Bond investors were still smarting from the repudiation of bonds used to finance railroads, the Confederacy, and various carpetbagger governments.”
Noun
Opposite of punishment inflicted in the spirit of moral outrage or personal vengeance
Noun
Opposite of a reversal of an accounting entry, especially of a disputed credit card transaction
Noun
(just deserts) Opposite of a punishment that is deserved or merited
“He got his reward for effort with two fantastic goals late, where he showed off his famous evasive skills.”
Verb
Opposite of to make restitution, especially through payment
Verb
Opposite of to reward or repay (someone) for something done, given, etc.
Verb
Opposite of to pay off (a debt or creditor)
“The logical and just thing was to repudiate the enormous debt incurred by the monarchy.”
Verb
Opposite of to recompense or award someone in return for something done or given
“To punish me for my contempt of authority, Fate has made me an authority myself.”
Verb
Opposite of to pay someone for work done, or for some expense or loss
“As a matter of principle, the family chose to repudiate Manny until they were satisfied with his work.”
Verb
Opposite of to pay back money owed
“Seriously, how much did you pay for this coffee machine?”
Verb
Opposite of to make amends for past transgressions
“Kripa tried to justify his actions but knew he had behaved like a rogue.”
Verb
Opposite of to pay off one's debts
“I bought another car which will only serve to accumulate more debt on my credit card.”
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

Related Words and Phrases

See Also

Nearby Words
10-letter Words Starting With
Find Antonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2024