verb (used with object), re·mu·ner·at·ed, re·mu·ner·at·ing.
- to pay, recompense, or reward for work, trouble, etc.
- to yield a recompense for (work, services, etc.).
- (tr) to reward or pay for work, service, etc
1520s, “pay for work or services,” back-formation from remuneration or else from Latin remuneratus, past participle of remunerari (later remunerare) “repay, reward” (see remuneration). Related: Remunerated; remunerating.