Roget category 9736. Words relating to the sentient and moral
› 6.4. Moral affections
›› 6.4.5. Moral institutions
[payment for damage or debt] indemnity, indemnification — quittance — compensation — reparation, redress, satisfaction — reckoning, acknowledgment, requital, amends, sop — atonement, retribution — consideration, return, quid pro quo.
salvage, perquisite — vail etc. (donation) 784†.
douceur [Fr.], bribe — hush money, smart money† — blackmail, extortion — carcelage† — solatium†.
allowance, salary, stipend, wages, compensation — pay, payment — emolument — tribute — batta†, shot, scot — bonus, premium, tip — fee, honorarium — hire — dasturi†, dustoori† — mileage.
crown etc. (decoration of honor) 877.
pay one's footing
get for one's pains, reap the fruits of.
fideli certa merces [Lat.] —
honor virtutis praemium [Lat.]
tibi seris tibi metis [Lat.].
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