Difference between defendant and recompense
- a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused
The defendant was released on bail until his trial next year.
The police claimed that reports in the media were slanted against/towards the defendant.
Dunstan: Dunstan: “What happens if the program administrator refuses to certify that the defendant “completed” the program on the grounds that the defendant refused to agree with certain teachings?”
- make payment to; compensate
- make amends for; pay compensation for
- payment or reward (as for service rendered)
- the act of compensating for service or loss or injury
‘Break, break, break,’ for instance, is a bitter poem on unrecompensed, pointless loss, but it achieves its power and makes its point very indirectly, largely through structural implications.
They claim for the bath plug, and in the act of seeking recompense for such a small and essential item they show their incredible greed.
Heath adds that the rent of land ‘is a voluntary recompense for distributive services.’