An example of remunerate is giving money to a hair stylist for cutting your hair.
transitive verb-·at·ed, -·at·ing
Origin of remuneratefrom Classical Latin remuneratus, past participle of remunerari, to reward, remunerate from re-, again + munus (gen. muneris), gift from Indo-European an unverified form moini-: see common
transitive verbre·mu·ner·at·ed, re·mu·ner·at·ing, re·mu·ner·ates
- To pay (a person) a suitable equivalent in return for goods provided, services rendered, or losses incurred; recompense.
- To compensate for; make payment for: remunerated his efforts.
Origin of remunerateLatin remūnerārī remūnerāt- re- re- mūnerārī to give ( from mūnus mūner- gift ; see mei-1 in Indo-European roots.)
(third-person singular simple present remunerates, present participle remunerating, simple past and past participle remunerated)
From the participle stem of Latin remÅ«nerÄrÄ« (“to reward"), from mÅ«nus (“gift").