- the act of remunerating.
- something that remunerates; reward; pay: He received little remuneration for his services.
- the act of remunerating
- pay; recompense
c.1400, from Middle French remuneration and directly from Latin remunerationem (nominative remuneratio) “a repaying, recompense,” noun of action from past participle stem of remunerari “to pay, reward,” from re- “back” (see re-) + munerari “to give,” from munus (genitive muneris) “gift, office, duty” (see municipal).