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See also: compensò




  1. first-person singular present indicative of compensare


compenso m ‎(plural compensi)

  1. remuneration
  2. fee
  3. reward




From con- +‎ pensō.



compensō ‎(present infinitive compensāre, perfect active compensāvī, supine compensātum); first conjugation

  1. I balance, poise, weigh, offset (one thing against another)
  2. I compensate


   Conjugation of compenso (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present compensō compensās compensat compensāmus compensātis compensant
imperfect compensābam compensābās compensābat compensābāmus compensābātis compensābant
future compensābō compensābis compensābit compensābimus compensābitis compensābunt
perfect compensāvī compensāvistī compensāvit compensāvimus compensāvistis compensāvērunt, compensāvēre
pluperfect compensāveram compensāverās compensāverat compensāverāmus compensāverātis compensāverant
future perfect compensāverō compensāveris compensāverit compensāverimus compensāveritis compensāverint
passive present compensor compensāris, compensāre compensātur compensāmur compensāminī compensantur
imperfect compensābar compensābāris, compensābāre compensābātur compensābāmur compensābāminī compensābantur
future compensābor compensāberis, compensābere compensābitur compensābimur compensābiminī compensābuntur
perfect compensātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect compensātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect compensātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present compensem compensēs compenset compensēmus compensētis compensent
imperfect compensārem compensārēs compensāret compensārēmus compensārētis compensārent
perfect compensāverim compensāverīs compensāverit compensāverīmus compensāverītis compensāverint
pluperfect compensāvissem compensāvissēs compensāvisset compensāvissēmus compensāvissētis compensāvissent
passive present compenser compensēris, compensēre compensētur compensēmur compensēminī compensentur
imperfect compensārer compensārēris, compensārēre compensārētur compensārēmur compensārēminī compensārentur
perfect compensātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect compensātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present compensā compensāte
future compensātō compensātō compensātōte compensantō
passive present compensāre compensāminī
future compensātor compensātor compensantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives compensāre compensāvisse compensātūrus esse compensārī compensātus esse compensātum īrī
participles compensāns compensātūrus compensātus compensandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
compensāre compensandī compensandō compensandum compensātum compensātū


  • compenso” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • compenso” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to balance a loss by anything: damnum compensare cum aliqua re




  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of compensar




  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of compensar.