Remunerate meaning

rĭ-myo͝onə-rāt
Remunerate is defined as to pay someone for something they have done.

An example of remunerate is giving money to a hair stylist for cutting your hair.

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To pay (a person) a suitable equivalent in return for goods provided, services rendered, or losses incurred; recompense.
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To compensate for; make payment for.

Remunerated his efforts.

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To pay or compensate (a person) for (work or service done, loss incurred, etc.); reward; recompense.
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To compensate; to pay.
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Origin of remunerate

  • Latin remūnerārī remūnerāt- re- re- mūnerārī to give (from mūnus mūner- gift mei-1 in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the participle stem of Latin remÅ«nerārÄ« (“to reward"), from mÅ«nus (“gift").

    From Wiktionary