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Compensation vs. Restitution

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Compensationnoun

The act or principle of compensating.

Restitutionnoun

(legal) A process of compensation for losses.

Compensationnoun

Something which is regarded as an equivalent; something which compensates for loss

Restitutionnoun

The act of making good or compensating for loss or injury.

Compensationnoun

The extinction of debts of which two persons are reciprocally debtors by the credits of which they are reciprocally creditors; the payment of a debt by a credit of equal amount; a set-off.

Restitutionnoun

A return or restoration to a previous condition or position.

‘the restitution of an elastic body’;

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Compensationnoun

A recompense or reward for service.

Restitutionnoun

That which is offered or given in return for what has been lost, injured, or destroyed; compensation.

Compensationnoun

An equivalent stipulated for in contracts for the sale of real estate, in which it is customary to provide that errors in description, etc., shall not avoid, but shall be the subject of compensation.

Restitutionnoun

(medicine) The movement of rotation which usually occurs in childbirth after the head has been delivered, and which causes the latter to point towards the side to which it was directed at the beginning of labour.

Compensationnoun

The relationship between air temperature outside a building and a calculated target temperature for provision of air or water to contained rooms or spaces for the purpose of efficient heating. In building control systems the compensation curve is defined to a compensator for this purpose.

Restitutionnoun

The act of restoring anything to its rightful owner, or of making good, or of giving an equivalent for any loss, damage, or injury; indemnification.

‘A restitution of ancient rights unto the crown.’; ‘He restitution to the value makes.’;

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Compensationnoun

The act or principle of compensating.

Restitutionnoun

That which is offered or given in return for what has been lost, injured, or destroved; compensation.

Compensationnoun

That which constitutes, or is regarded as, an equivalent; that which makes good the lack or variation of something else; that which compensates for loss or privation; amends; remuneration; recompense.

‘The parliament which dissolved the monastic foundations . . . vouchsafed not a word toward securing the slightest compensation to the dispossessed owners.’; ‘No pecuniary compensation can possibly reward them.’;

Restitutionnoun

The act of returning to, or recovering, a former state; as, the restitution of an elastic body.

Compensationnoun

The extinction of debts of which two persons are reciprocally debtors by the credits of which they are reciprocally creditors; the payment of a debt by a credit of equal amount; a set-off.

Restitutionnoun

The movement of rotetion which usually occurs in childbirth after the head has been delivered, and which causes the latter to point towards the side to which it was directed at the beginning of labor.

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Compensationnoun

something (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury)

Restitutionnoun

a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury

Compensationnoun

(psychiatry) a defense mechanism that conceals your undesirable shortcomings by exaggerating desirable behaviors

Restitutionnoun

the act of restoring something to its original state

Compensationnoun

the act of compensating for service or loss or injury

Restitutionnoun

getting something back again;

‘upon the restitution of the book to its rightful owner the child was given a tongue lashing’;

Restitution

The law of restitution is the law of gains-based recovery, in which a court orders the defendant to give up his gains to the claimant. It should be contrasted with the law of compensation, the law of loss-based recovery, in which a court orders the defendant to pay the claimant for their loss.

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