AskDefine | Define remuneration

Dictionary Definition

remuneration

Noun

1 something that remunerates; "wages were paid by check"; "he wasted his pay on drink"; "they saved a quarter of all their earnings" [syn: wage, pay, earnings, salary]
2 the act of paying for goods or services or to recompense for losses; "adequate remuneration for his work"

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English

Pronunciation

  • a UK /rəˈmjuːn.ɜː(ɹ).eɪ.ʃʌn/, /r@"mjuLn.3:(r).eI.SVn/

Noun

  1. something given in exchange for goods or services rendered
  2. a payment for work done; wages, salary, emolument
  3. a recompense for a loss; compensation

Translations

something given in exchange for goods or services rendered
a payment for work done; wages, salary, emolument
a recompense for a loss; compensation

Extensive Definition

Remuneration is pay or salary, typically monetary payment for services rendered, as in an employment.
remuneration in French: Rémunération

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

amends, atonement, base pay, blood money, compensation, consideration, damages, dismissal wage, earnings, emolument, escalator clause, escalator plan, financial remuneration, gross income, guaranteed annual wage, guerdon, hire, honorarium, income, indemnification, indemnity, living wage, meed, minimum wage, net income, pay, pay and allowances, payment, payroll, portal-to-portal pay, price, purchasing power, quittance, real wages, recompense, redress, reimbursement, reparation, repayment, requital, requitement, restitution, retribution, return, reward, salary, salvage, satisfaction, severance pay, sliding scale, smart money, solatium, stipend, take-home, take-home pay, taxable income, total compensation, wage, wage control, wage freeze, wage reduction, wage rollback, wage scale, wages, wages after deductions, wages after taxes, wergild
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